These 6 Signs are Indicators of Dementia, Say Expert

1.Recent Memory Loss

Memory loss is probably the most common indicator of dementia

2.Confusion About Time and Place

A person with dementia may be disoriented to their surroundings more easily.

3.Forgetting Where Items Are

Everyone misplaces items like their keys or phone occasionally, but having trouble retracing steps to find missing items is a warning sign for dementia.

4.Trouble Communicating

A common early sign of dementia is difficulty finding words, says the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

5.Poor Judgment

We can make poor decisions once in a while. A person with dementia might make decisions that negatively impact their wellbeing more

6.Difficulty With Complex or Familiar Task

A person with dementia may have trouble with complicated mental tasks like balancing a checkbook, following directions, or making calculations

6.Difficulty With Complex or Familiar Task

A person with dementia may have trouble with complicated mental tasks like balancing a checkbook, following directions, or making calculations