Dementia is a chronic or persistent disorder of the mental process caused by the brain disease or an injury and marked by memory disorders, personality changes and impaired reasoning.
Dementia symptoms change the longer you live with the disease. Early signs include:
Trouble finding the right word.
Difficulty remembering recent events
Problems doing tasks you once did easily
Such as paying bills
Getting lost in familiar places
As the condition progresses, symptoms of late dementia include
* Aggressive, angry behaviour
* Needing help with everyday tasks, such as dressing and grooming
* Hallucinations-seeing or hearing things that aren’t there
* Incontinence an ability to control urination or bowel movements.