Health Tip: 10 Signs of Alzheimer's

(HealthDay News) -- Nearly 50 million people worldwide are living with Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia, the Alzheimer's Association says.

The association lists 10 warnings signs of Alzheimer's:

  • Memory lapses that affect everyday life.

  • Challenges in planning and solving routine problems.

  • Difficulty completing familiar tasks.

  • Confusion over time or place.

  • Trouble understanding spatial or visual images.

  • Sudden problems with speaking.

  • Misplacing things, and not being able to retrace steps.

  • Poor judgment.

  • Withdrawal from social activities.

  • Changes in mood and personality.