At this time, there is no single test that can accurately diagnose Alzheimers Disease. Doctors use a variety of assessments and examinations to make a final diagnosis, Including Memory testing, Brain scans and Laboratory & genetic testing.
At each stage of the Alzheimer’s Disease, there are symptoms common to most sufferers. The symptoms commonly seen in each stage are summarized below, however, it is important to realize that there may be some overlap among the stages. In addition, every Alzheimer’s sufferer may not experience all of the symptoms at each stage.
The symptoms for each Alzheimer’s stage mild, moderate, and severe are:
Confusion and memory loss
Disorientation; getting lost in familiar surroundings
Problems with routine tasks
Changes in personality and judgment
Difficulty with activities of daily living, such as eating and bathing
Anxiety, suspiciousness, agitation, and withdrawal