3 kinds of Dementia.
Dementia progresses differently in everyone. Many people will experience the symptoms associated with the following stages of Alzheimer’s disease:

Mild cognitive impairment (MCI)
MCI is a condition that can affect older people. Some of these people will go on to develop Alzheimer’s disease. MCI is characterized by losing things often, forgetfulness, and having trouble coming up with words.

Mild dementia
People may still be able to function independently in mild dementia. However, they’ll experience memory lapses that affect daily life, such as forgetting words or where things are. Common symptoms of mild dementia include:

memory loss of recent events
personality changes, such as becoming more subdued or withdrawn
getting lost or misplacing objects
difficulty with problem-solving and complex tasks, such as managing finances
trouble organizing or expressing thoughts
Moderate dementia
People experiencing moderate dementia will likely need more assistance in their daily lives. It becomes harder to perform regular daily activities and self-care as dementia progresses. Common symptoms during this stage include:

increasing confusion or poor judgment
greater memory loss, including a loss of events in the more distant past
needing assistance with tasks, such as getting dressed, bathing, and grooming
significant personality and behavior changes, often caused by agitation and unfounded suspicion
changes in sleep patterns, such as sleeping during the day and feeling restless at night
Severe dementia
People will experience further mental decline as well as worsening physical capabilities once the disease progresses to the point of severe dementia. Severe dementia often can cause:

a loss of the ability to communicate
a need for full-time daily assistance with tasks, such as eating and dressing
a loss of physical capabilities, such as walking, sitting, and holding one’s head up and, eventually, the ability to swallow, to control the bladder, and bowel function
an increased susceptibility to infections, such as pneumonia #dementia #dementiafriendly #dementiaawareness #health #specialist #neurologist #winnielimkhooneurologist #winnielimkhoo – at Cardinal Santos Medical Center

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