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Saturday, December 29, 2012

What Was the First Sign of Alzheimer's Disease in Your Case?


Was memory loss the first sign of dementia or did something else tip you off that something was wrong?

What Was the First Sign of Alzheimer's Disease in Your Case?

By Bob DeMarco
Alzheimer's Reading Room

When interviewed I get a version of this question every time. What were the early signs of Alzheimer's disease in your mother?

As many of you know, if you look at the various lists of the early signs of Alzheimer's disease you will usually see this listed first -- Memory loss is the most common sign of Alzheimer's disease.

Memory loss. Was memory loss the sign that "tipped" me to my mother's dementia. NO.

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What Was the First Sign of Alzheimer's Disease in Your Case?