A Person Is Diagnosed With Dementia Every 4 Seconds!
One of the saddest aspects of life is that getting older, sadly, comes with the possibility of deteriorating health and many various ailments. As your loved ones reach a certain age, new habits begin to form.
And it can be alarming, leaving you to wonder if you could have done something earlier. As we all know, one of the scariest diagnoses to receive is Alzheimer’s disease, a severe form of dementia resulting in confusion, memory loss, and a decrease in cognitive abilities.
And even though it’s not entirely common, up the 5% of the more than five million Americans with Alzheimer’s are diagnosed with early onset dementia.
While many of the signs seem obvious, like memory loss and confusion, there are also some unexpected symptoms of early-onset dementia you should be aware of.
In fact, if you identify the signs early enough, you can treat the symptoms and develop new routines that will keep you or your loved one engaged and help maintain a sense of independence.
Here are 6 of the most subtle signs to look out for if you suspect that you or someone you care about may be developing dementia.