Warning Signs of Memory Loss

According to the Alzheimer's Association, here are some differences in normal memory lapses and more serious memory conditions.

Typical Age-related Changes 

  • Making a poor decision once in a while 
  • Missing a monthly payment
  • Forgetting which day it is and remembering later 
  • Sometimes forgetting which word to use 
  • Losing things from time to time 

Signs of Alzheimer's

  • Poor judgment and decision making
  • Inability to manage budget
  • Losing track of date or the season
  • Difficulty having a conversation
  • Misplacing things and being unable to steps to find them