Alzheimer's Disease Stages: Symptoms and Signs (cont.)
Symptoms of Early Stage of Alzheimer's Disease
- Difficulty in recognizing familiar people or things.
- Difficulty recalling names of new acquaintances.
- Trouble remembering recent events or activities.
- Inability to solve simple arithmetic problems.
- Forgetting where they have recently placed objects.
- Finding the right word for a familiar thing and performing familiar tasks can be difficult.
- Individuals may seem withdrawn in social situations.
- Trouble performing complex tasks such as planning an event or paying bills.
- Individuals can still understand and participate in conversation.
- They can find their way through familiar surroundings without help.
- They can still read and write and retain information long enough to rationalize.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 7/18/2014
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