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The Top 10 Warning Signs of Alzheimer’s Disease

Concerned about the possible onset of Alzheimer’s Disease?
We’ve put together the following signs to help you in this journey. 

1. Trouble remembering NEW information

Forgetting important dates or events, or asking for the same information over and over again.

2. Difficulty with complex mental tasks

Especially tasks that involve numbers, such as paying bills, following a recipe or creating a grocery list.

3. Trouble completing familiar tasks

Such as driving to a favourite location, brushing teeth or getting dressed.

4. Confusion with time or place

Loses track of dates, seasons and time. May forget where they are or how they got there.

5. Difficulty reading or judging distance, colour and contrast

They may not realise they are looking at themselves in the mirror.

6. Trouble partaking in a conversation

May repeat themselves or forget what they’re talking about in mid-conversation. Has trouble finding the right word or calls things by the wrong name.

7. Misplaces items & trouble retracing steps

May put things in unusual places and has trouble re-tracing their steps. May accuse others of stealing.

8.  Decreased ability in dealing with money or personal appearance

May use poor judgment when dealing with money and pay less attention in grooming and keeping themselves clean.

9. Withdrawal from work or social activities

May remove themselves from social activities, hobbies, workplace, etc.

10. Becoming confused, suspicious, depressed or fearful

May be easily upset at home, at work, with friends or where they are out of their comfort zone.

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If you’re worried about you or your loved one showing early symptoms of Alzheimer’s, we are here to help.  Offering tailored care to accommodate the changing needs of this disease, we help to ease the burden for you and your family.



Since 2002, Senior Helpers has been providing professional and friendly care for older adults. Offering a variety of care options, our clients enjoy a wonderful quality of life, whilst living independently in their own home.