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Alzheimer's Disease Stages: Symptoms and Signs (cont.)

Warning Signs of Alzheimer's Disease

The following signs are considered 'warning signs' that should prompt an evaluation by a healthcare professional.

  • Memory loss
  • Language problems
  • Difficulty in performing familiar tasks
  • Poor judgment
  • Misplacing items
  • Disorientation
  • Rapid mood swings
  • Personality changes
  • Increased apathy or passiveness
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 7/18/2014
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