Do you know how Alzheimer’s can affect people? Or how to spot the early signs of Alzheimer’s? Read below and find out.
September is Alzheimer’s Awareness Month, a global opportunity to raise awareness about dementia and Alzheimer’s disease. While Alzheimer’s is not a normal part of ageing, it is the most common type of dementia. With no cure available yet, early detection is key to getting treatment, support and planning care.
What are the Early Signs of Alzheimer’s?
Some early warning signs that should be mentioned to a doctor include:
While these signs don’t necessarily mean someone has Alzheimer’s, they should be discussed with a doctor to determine if there are undiagnosed memory issues requiring medical intervention or lifestyle changes. Early diagnosis allows for better disease management and planning.
Find out more about Alzheimer’s here: Alzheimer’s Society (alzheimers.org.uk)