Comparitive Examples

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Comparitive Examples

NORMAL DEMENTIA
Forgets relative’s name Confuses own room & road
Forgets keys, wallet Puts glass not in sink but in fridge
Forgets date, knows day, night Confuses his room day & night
Confuses money change Does not recognize money
Understands a proverb Cannot interpret a proverb
Identifies carrot  from radish Cannot identify rose from tulip
Pays more for merchandise Wears sweater in June
Forgets to check the mail Unable to brush teeth or salute flag
Speak slowly but meaningfully Speak unmeaningfully, substitutes inappropriate  words
Recognizes object and face but not name Does not  recognize  objects/faces
Does not work due to fatigue Does not work due to lack of interest
Extra care in a task Suspicious/paranoid on an issue
Sad for valid reason Rapid mood swings