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Warning signs of Alzheimer’s

Advocate trying to clarify what’s normal aging and what isn’t

November 19, 2012
JILL HAMBEK - Staff Writer (jhambek@minotdailynews.com) , Minot Daily News

Forgetting which day it is and remembering later is a typical age-related change, whereas losing track of the date or the season is sign of dementia or Alzheimer's disease, according to the Alzheimer's Association. Forgetting which word to use is a typical age-related change, but difficulty having a conversation is a sign of dementia or Alzheimer's. These are just a couple of ways in which to tell the difference between normal age-related memory loss and Alzheimer's disease, an area covered in an upcoming presentation titled, "Know the Signs," by the Alzheimer's Association.

 
 
 

 

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