Nevertheless, if someone is of a particular age, it is wise to consider dementia as a possibility, particularly if they have other symptoms of dementia.
Common signs include memory loss, difficulty concentrating, finding it hard to carry out familiar daily tasks, struggling to follow a conversation, being confused about time and space, and mood changes.
Should an individual believe they or someone they know has dementia, it is recommended they see their GP.
Although there is no cure for dementia, there are some treatments with the ability to slow the decline.
Source: Daily Express