Dementia is a progressive condition that gets gradually worse over time, and as yet, there is no cure or treatment that slows this progression down. This may happen quickly or slowly, depending on factors including the type of dementia, the person’s age, their general health, and their lifestyle. It can be helpful to think of dementia progressing in three stages – early, middle and late stages.
Early stage dementia
Whether a person is showing early symptoms of dementia or has just received a diagnosis, it can have a big emotional impact, and it’s natural to worry about how their condition will progress.
These are some of the signs that you might see in someone with early stage dementia