It can be hard to know the difference between age related changes and warning signs of dementia. Although early warning signs vary, there are a number of common signs and symptoms of dementia that will be presented in order to help you learn how to recognize some of the most common warning signs. Are you wondering how dementia is diagnosed? Find out what is involved in the medical assessment, how a diagnosis is made and learn about strategies for encouraging a person who is experiencing the symptoms to see their healthcare practitioner for an assessment.
Presented by Dr. Elizabeth Rhynold, Geriatrician, Prairie Mountain Health