What is it?

Dementia is a group of disorders characterized by memory loss and changes in thinking and social abilities that affects daily life.

What are the symptoms?

Symptoms of dementia can include:

  • Memory loss which can manifest as forgetting things or difficulty recognising people’s faces.
  • Difficulty in handling complex tasks.
  • Difficulty in reasoning or problem solving.
  • Confusion.
  • Disorientation.
  • Depression.
  • Anxiety.
  • Personality changes.
  • Agitation.
  • Paranoia.
  • Hallucinations.

What to expect?

Consult with your doctor if you are diagnosed with dementia and your symptoms are increasing suddenly and severely.

Things you can do yourself in addition to treatment and follow up by your doctor:

  • Try to exercise regularly and to maintain a healthy diet.
  • Tell friends and family member your diagnosis so they can support you.
  • Start to think about how you want to arrange future legal and financial issues.

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