10 Warning Signs You Have Alzheimer’s, CDC Says

Classic crooner Tony Bennett revealed to AARP he has Alzheimer’s, a progressive disease, in which the symptoms of dementia gradually get worse. “Memory often changes as people age,” says de CDC. “Some people notice changes in themselves before anyone else does. For other people, friends and family are the first to see changes in memory, behavior, or skills. People with one or more of these 10 warning signs should see a doctor to get the early warning signs. diagnosis gives them a chance to seek treatment and plan for the future.” Read on to see the signs – and to ensure your health and that of others, don’t miss this one Certain Signs You Have “Long” COVID and May Not Even Know It.

Memory impairment

Memory impairment

Such as “forgetting events, repeating yourself, or relying on more tools to help you remember (such as sticky notes or reminders),” the CDC says.

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Don’t forget the reminder words

Such as “having trouble paying bills or cooking recipes you’ve used for years,” the CDC says.

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Portrait of a worried mature woman having problems with her finances

Such as “having trouble cooking, driving, using a cell phone, or shopping,” the CDC says.

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Tired mature woman takes off glasses suffering from headache

Such as “having trouble understanding an event that is happening later, or losing track of dates,” the CDC says.

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Blurred and double vision while driving

Such as “having more trouble judging balance or distance, tripping over things at home, or spilling or dropping things more often,” the CDC says.

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woman in t-shirt demonstrating, looking, pointing with two index fingers up

Such as “having trouble following or joining a conversation or having trouble finding a word you are looking for (say ‘that thing on your wrist that tells the time’ instead of ‘watch’), the CDC says.

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Adult man with bad headache at home

Such as “putting car keys in the washer or dryer or being unable to step to find anything,” the CDC says.

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Senior signing papers in the office.

Such as “being a victim of scams, not being good with money, paying less attention to hygiene, or having trouble caring for a pet,” according to the CDC.

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Tired elderly Hispanic man sleeping on a dark blue sofa and taking an afternoon nap in the living room

Such as “not wanting to go to church or other activities like you usually do, not being able to watch football games, or not be able to keep up with what’s happening,” according to the CDC.

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Frustrated Spanish female driver in a car

Such as “being easily upset in common situations or being anxious or suspicious,” the CDC says.

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“Life is a gift, even with Alzheimer’s disease,” Bennett tweeted. But remember, “Memory loss that interferes with daily life is not a typical part of aging,” the CDC says. If you experience any of these symptoms, contact a medical professional. “More than half of people with amnesia have not spoken to their healthcare provider, but you don’t have to. Start a dialogue with your doctor if you notice changes in memory or an increase in confusion, or simply if you have any questions .” And to get through this pandemic as healthy as possible, don’t miss this one 35 places you are most likely to get COVID.