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  • The early signs of dementia are very subtle and vague and may not be immediately obvious.
  • Although the early signs of dementia vary, there are some common early symptoms.
  • If the person affected has several of the ten warning signs of dementia, consult a doctor for a complete assessment.
  • Your doctor may use six broad types of medical assessment to help to confirm or rule out a diagnosis of dementia.
  • Some people might resist going to the doctor for a medical assessment but there several strategies that can help to make this process easier.

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Reviewed on: 31-05-2014