- Damage to your brain cells.
- The picture on the left shows a healthy brain. The brain on the right has dementia. It is smaller.
- The picture at the bottom compares the size of a healthy brain to a brain with dementia.
- A decline in mental activity.
- Also known as Alzheimer’s.
- Happens in adults 65 and older.
People with Dementia:
- Cannot think clearly
- Have trouble remembering simple things
- Get lost
- Forget names
- Forget to pay bills
- Have language issues
- Have poor judgment
- Difficulty planning or solving problems.
- Problem doing familiar activities.
- Unable to recognize familiar pictures.
- Problems speaking or writing.
- Losing things.
- Bad judgment
- Avoiding work or social events.
- Changes in mood