Doctors know well that the holidays bring an upturn in families noticing worrisome signs of memory loss in older adults. No disrespect to Santa intended, but Jolly Old St. Nick also shows a worrisome number of not-so-jolly potential symptoms of dementia.
Some of Santa’s warning signs include:
- Making that list and checking it twice
- Wearing the same clothes over and over
- Needing a red-nosed reindeer to direct him on the same route he’s driven for years