Dementia symptoms: Woman, 58, struggles with daily tasks 2 years prior to diagnosis


“She stopped driving a motor vehicle about 6 months before her memory clinic consultation.”

She had no family history of dementia, and no other serious health issues.

Over the next four years she continued to decline in cognition and function and was admitted to a care facility due to her “total dependence” for basic activities of daily living.

The study says: “During this time, she developed muscle rigidity, motor apraxias (inability to make precise movements), worsening perceptual, and language skills and became dependent for all activities of daily livings.

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