7 Signs of Alzheimer’s You Shouldn’t Ignore

2. Memory loss

What’s normal: Everyone is prone to forgetting the occasional appointment or temporarily blanking on a person’s name. This may become more common as we age, but doesn’t necessarily mean Alzheimer’s. You needn’t worry if the information comes back at a later time or when you’re given greater context.

The warning sign: It is typical with Alzheimer’s to forget information that was recently learned. This is often noticed when a person asks the same question repeatedly, forgets important birthdays, or begins to rely more heavily on memory aids like notes or electronic reminders.

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