Dementia is characterized by a loss of mental skills over time which affects daily life. Fortunately there are treatments which can slow down progression of this condition.

Symptoms include:

  • Memory loss
  • Language difficulties
  • Inability to carry out motor activities
  • Inability to recognize familiar people, places or objects
  • Difficulty planning or organizing day to day activity i.e. balancing a checkbook,
  • Difficulties with activities of daily living
  • Moody or irritable
  • Poor judgment