As you spend time with elderly family members, you may see some changes in behavior or forgetfulness. How do you know if memory lapses are a sign of natural aging or are they early signs of Alzheimer's or an indication of something serious? Keep in mind, Alzheimer's is not a "normal" course of aging.
The Alzheimer's Association has put together a chart of the 10 signs to look for. Early detection is important to getting the care and support needed.
After the Alzheimer’s Diagnosis: Practical Information for Family Caregivers
The Team Approach to Alzheimer’s Care