As people get older, there's a chance they'll experience age-related forgetfulness, which can include misplacing things around the house, blanking on someone's name, or using the wrong word. And these things can certainly seem like the early symptoms of dementia. But unless the person's life is majorly impacted, it isn't necessarily the case.
"The main difference between age-related memory loss and dementia is that in normal aging the forgetfulness does not interfere with your ability to carry on with normal daily activities.
Dementia doesn't affect everyone, but it's still good to know the signs. Read on below for some of the earliest symptoms of dementia, according to experts.