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Janice Swanner, BSN, CHPN

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5 Signs You Have Dementia and Aren’t Aging “Normally”

a senior woman worrying of something

There are a few different signs that may show you aren’t aging properly and could even possibly have dementia. One of the first signs is that you are forgetting recent events and/or information. You might also buy something and then have no memory of doing so or misplace items frequently. Another sign includes repeating yourself over and over again in a short period of time. Finally, you may not know what day or time it is.

Key Takeaways:

  • Part of normal aging consists of forgetting certain things, like people’s names.
  • If you find yourself forgetting recent events though, this can be a sign of dementia and not just normal aging.
  • You may also find that you are repeating yourself over and over within a short period of time.

“For although you may joke, at times, that you had a “brain fart,” or struggle to remember so-and-so’s name, a certain pattern of behavior can be more alarming.”

Read more: https://www.eatthis.com/dementia-signs/

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