When the path leads us astray.....
Many of us worry that we may become more forgetful as we age. We assume that some forgetfulness is normal, yet others think it is surely a sign that Alzheimer's Disease is eminent. There are many common reasons that you or your loves one may be experiencing mild memory loss:
The first step to stop and make a self-assessment. Have there been changes in your life that could be causing this change in mental state? If so, make sure to pay active attention to caring for yourself or loved one, and monitor the results. If the problem persists, it may be time to seek help from your doctor. Certain symptoms are more serious than others, and you should seek help immediately. These symptoms include:
The Alzheimer's Association is a great resource for more tips and tools to assess the next steps for you or your loved one's journey.
Welcome to Cre8ive Senior Solutions! I'm Amanda Andrade and I'm a gerontologist, a teacher, and an innovator around all things "wellness." I absolutely love creating new and unique solutions geared toward happiness and engagement for those affected by Alzheimer's or related dementias. Working to solve the individualized and complex problems seniors, and their families face is what inspires me and renews my hope for the future. I hope you join me on this journey, and share your family stories along the way!