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Alzheimer’s is often a reason that families are faced with having to find new living accommodations for their loved ones. How do you know if what you are observing is truly related to Alzheimer’s or age? This post details the differences between age-related memory changes and signs of Alzheimer’s/dementia.

Age-Related Changes

Alzheimer’s/Dementia

Making a bad decision once in a while

Poor judgement and decision making

Missing a monthly payment

Inability to manage a budget

Forgetting which day it is but remembering later

Losing track of the date or season

Sometimes forgetting which word to use

Difficulty having a conversation

Losing things from time to time

Misplacing items and being unable to retrace steps