Before you jump to conclusions, you may want to take a step back and confer with some else close to the situation who may confirm or denounce your suspicions. Perhaps these episodes are really just harmless senior moments. If, however, these episodes become continual, you should definitely insist that your loved one be evaluated. Although there may not be a cure to Alzheimer’s, there is certainly a lot that can still be done to ensure your loved one’s quality of life for as long as possible.
Read this article to learn more about what specific behaviors, beyond simple senior moments, may point toward a loved one being in the early stages of Alzheimer’s disease.