Coping With Memory Loss
Dementia is a non-specific illness
related to generalized memory loss and minimized cognitive functioning.
Alzheimer’s disease is actually a form of dementia; that is
to say that it falls underneath the umbrella terminology of dementia.
Age plays a large part in determining the level and type of dementia.
For instance, Alzheimer’s s can occur as early as 45 years
of age. Whereas, typically generalized dementia doesn’t begin
to set in until the 70s.
Some of the symptoms of generalized dementia are:
If you or someone you know is experiencing
any of these symptoms, you should speak to your healthcare provider
- May not be able to engage in typical daily
- Inability to solve problems
- Agitation and anxiety
- Hallucinations or believing they are seeing
something that is not there
- Language difficulties