Early Signs of Dementia

Early Signs of Dementia

  1. Repeating questions or statements.
  2. Forgetting to pay bills or paying them twice.
  3. Missing scheduled appointments.
  4. Uncharacteristically misplacing items around the house.
  5. Changes in mood and personality.
  6. Decreased motivation.
  7. Uncharacteristically making rude or inappropriate comments.
  8. Having difficulty problem-solving.
  9. Having problems with complex activities (Example: driving).
  10. Becoming more easily confused.

Dementia Warning Signs

Scott Halstead, PhD, talks about the top 9 warning signs of dementia and how these differ from typical age-related changes. Dr. Halstead is clinical neuropsychologist and corporate director of Pine Rest’s outpatient services.