Dementia

Dementia is a syndrome in which there is deterioration in memory, thinking, behaviour and the ability to perform everyday activities. Although dementia mainly affects older people, it is not a normal part of ageing.
The typical progression of Alzheimer’s disease may be broken down into three, five, or seven stages.
  • Prior to Diagnosis: No Dementia. …
  • Stage One: No Impairment. …
  • Stage Two: Very Mild Cognitive Decline. …
  • Stage Three: Mild Cognitive Decline. …
  • Early-Stage Dementia. …
  • Stage Four: Moderate Cognitive Decline. …
  • Mid-Stage Dementia.

Although the early signs vary, common early symptoms of dementia include: memory problems, particularly remembering recent events. increasing confusion. reduced concentration.But experts in the field say dementia is more accurately defined as fatal brain failure: a terminal disease, like cancer, that physically kills patients, not simply a mental ailment that accompanies older age. … You don’t die from dementia.

These early signs of dementia are:
  • Memory loss. …
  • Difficulty planning or solving problems. …
  • Difficulty doing familiar tasks. …
  • Being confused about time or place. …
  • Challenges understanding visual information. …
  • Problems speaking or writing. …
  • Misplacing things. …
  • Poor judgment or decision-making.