It’s a touchy and deeply concerning subject. Is my loved one showing signs of dementia, or is it simply part of the aging process? Are his problems coming from Alzheimer’s or from one of the many other causes of dementia? How can I identify the early signs? What can I do? What SHOULD I do?
Read Coping with the Early Stages of Dementia. It will help you recognize the early signs, seek a diagnosis and treatment options, help your loved one yourself, and find support services. It even has useful contact information for groups and organizations you may want to contact.
Read the article. If nothing else, it may put your mind at ease.