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The First Signs of Alzheimer’s Disease

TheAlzheimer’s Association created this list to help. 

1. Memory changes that disrupt normal daily life. 

    It’s typical to sometimes forget names or appointments.

2. Challenges in planning or solving problems.

    It’s typical to occasionally make errors balancing a checkbook.

3. Difficulty completing familiar tasks at home or work.

    It’s typical to sometimes need help setting the microwave oven.

4. Confusion with time and place.

    It’s typical to be confused about the day of the week and then remember it later.

5. Trouble understanding visual images and spatial relationships. 

     It’s typical to have vision changes related to cataracts.

6. New problems with words in speaking or writing.

      It’s typical to sometimes have trouble finding the right word.

7. Misplacing things and losing the ability to retrace steps. 

      It’s typical to sometimes misplace eyeglasses or the remote control.

8. Decreased or poor judgment. 

    It’s typical to make a bad decision once in a while.

9. Withdrawal from social, family, and work activities. 

    It’s typical to sometimes feel weary of work, family, or social obligations.

 10. Change in mood or personality. 

      It’s typical to become irritable when your normal routines are disrupted.

The long-term costs of providing care for a loved-one with Alzheimer’s can be financially devastating. Choosing a Long-Term Care Insurance policy can be both difficult and time-consuming. We will help you go through every step of the of the selection process to make sure that you choose the policy that is best for your unique family situation and budget. We can get it done!

TheAlzheimer’s Association created this list to help. 

1. Memory changes that disrupt normal daily life. 

    It’s typical to sometimes forget names or appointments.

2. Challenges in planning or solving problems.

    It’s typical to occasionally make errors balancing a checkbook.

3. Difficulty completing familiar tasks at home or work.

    It’s typical to sometimes need help setting the microwave oven.

4. Confusion with time and place.

    It’s typical to be confused about the day of the week and then remember it later.

5. Trouble understanding visual images and spatial relationships. 

     It’s typical to have vision changes related to cataracts.

6. New problems with words in speaking or writing.

      It’s typical to sometimes have trouble finding the right word.

7. Misplacing things and losing the ability to retrace steps. 

      It’s typical to sometimes misplace eyeglasses or the remote control.

8. Decreased or poor judgment. 

    It’s typical to make a bad decision once in a while.

9. Withdrawal from social, family, and work activities. 

    It’s typical to sometimes feel weary of work, family, or social obligations.

 10. Change in mood or personality. 

      It’s typical to become irritable when your normal routines are disrupted.

The long-term costs of providing care for a loved-one with Alzheimer’s can be financially devastating. Choosing a Long-Term Care Insurance policy can be both difficult and time-consuming. We will help you go through every step of the of the selection process to make sure that you choose the policy that is best for your unique family situation and budget. We can get it done!

Brian Schroeder
Brian Schroeder
Brian J Schroeder – Independent Broker - (925) 513-7778