Symptoms and treatment
The relatives are most often the people who first notice symptoms of dementia. Read the 10 warning signs so you know what to watch out for.
Dementia symptoms are most often insidious. However, sooner or later the illness becomes serious and the person with dementia becomes completely care-dependent.
Early signs of Alzheimer’s and other dementia disorders most often show up as changes in behaviour, despite many people believing that the memory is affected first.
Once every three hours a person dies in Denmark due to a dementia disorder. Dementia is the fifth most common cause of death in Denmark, but you can live with dementia for a long time.
Alzheimer’s disease becomes more serious over time. The majority of people live for 7-10 years as the disease develops through three phases.