Signs & Symptoms

Worried about your memory? Here are some warning signs:

  • Generalized memory loss
  • Difficulty performing familiar tasks
  • Forgetting simple words
  • Getting lost in time and place
  • Poor judgment
  • Problems with abstract thinking
  • Misplacing things
  • Rapid mood swings
  • Dramatic changes in personality
  • Loss of initiative or interest in one's usual pursuits
If you have several of these symptoms, discuss them with your physician. Early diagnosis and treatment is important. You also can call Memory Matters at 843-842-6688 for more information. If you or someone you love is experiencing signs of dementia, get help now. Too often families wait to seek help until they are in crisis. You are welcome to tour our Social Day Center program, where we energize participants and relieve caregivers.