Cognitive-Linguistic Disorders Associated with Alzheimer’s Dementia. Characteristics. Alzheimer’s Disease defined:.
Memory Loss Dementia
Difficulty performing daily tasks
Disorientation of time and space
Forgetting day of weekCognitive-Linguistic Warning Signs of AD
Poor judgment Dementia
Problems w/ Abstract Thinking
Alterations of Moods/Behaviors
Making an Occasional Debatable Decision
Challenged w/ Balancing Checkbook
Sometimes feeling sad or moodyCognitive Linguistic Warning Signs of AD cont.
Personality Changes Dementia
Loss of Initiative
Slight personality changes w/ age
Sometimes weary of work/social demandsCognitive LinguisticWarning Signs of AD cont..
They are totally dependent on their caregivers.