An early warning sign of dementia, including Alzheimer’s disease, is memory loss. It is the most common symptom. Watch the videos below to learn more about the signs of dementia, when to talk with your doctor and how dementia is diagnosed.
It is important to talk to your doctor if you notice any changes in everyday functions due to memory loss in yourself or someone else.
Where to go for help
Visit the Alzheimer’s Australia website to find out more about dementia and for information on services and programs in your area. Alternatively, you can call the National Dementia Helpline on 1800 100 500.
Last reviewed: August 2016