Is It Dementia?

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How do you know if you or your loved one is experiencing dementia? It’s important to see a doctor to get a diagnosis because there are several other conditions that can cause memory loss and cognitive decline, such as depression, anxiety, and vitamin deficiencies.

Dementia is a general term for a decline in cognitive function that is severe enough to interfere with daily life. The symptoms of dementia can vary depending on the type of dementia and the stage of the disease. However, some common symptoms include:

  • Memory loss
  • Confusion
  • Language problems
  • Changes in personality or behavior

If you’re concerned that you or your loved one may have dementia, it’s important to see a doctor. There is no cure for dementia, but there are treatments that can help slow the progression of the disease and improve quality of life.

Take this dementia assessment to learn more and find more Alzheimer’s Resources right here in Tacoma.