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Medical Problems that Mimic Dementia

This AARP article on 6 Medical problems that mimic Dementia is a good way to rule out before seeking more advice on diagnosing a loved one for Dementia.


Nurse speaking with older adult about medical problems

This article talks about 6 medical problems that can mimic Dementia:

  1. Medication interactions or side effects

  2. A respiratory infection (including COVID-19)

  3. A urinary tract infection

  4. Sleep problems or disturbed sleep

  5. Dehydration

  6. Normal pressure hydrocephalus

If you would like to read the full article you can click here.

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