7 Signs of Alzheimer’s You Shouldn’t Ignore

3. Problem solving and planning

What’s normal: The occasional math, language, or reasoning error when performing tasks is totally normal, even if that task is routine. This may show up in chores like managing household bills or programming the coffee maker.

The warning sign: It is more worrisome when a person regularly struggles to follow a plan with multiple steps, such as a recipe. It may also become difficult for someone with Alzheimer’s to make a plan, so they’ll be unable to understand how to get from A to Z. Focus and concentration becomes unpredictable and tasks like completing monthly bills take longer and longer.

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