Symptoms of Alzheimer's disease and related disorders may include:

  • Memory loss that affects job skills
  • Difficulty performing familiar tasks
  • Problems with language
  • Disorientation to time and place
  • Poor or decreased judgment
  • Problems with abstract thinking
  • Misplacing things
  • Changes in mood or behavior
  • Changes in personality
  • Loss of initiative

However, because these symptoms are not specific to Alzheimer's and related disorders, it is important to see a healthcare professional to determine the cause.