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Families urged to spot signs of dementia at Christmas

Memory slips such as forgetting to put the turkey in the oven could be an indicator of conditions such as Alzheimer’s disease, say experts

 HEALTH EDITOR26 December 2022 • 6:00am

Families are being urged to seek help from the NHS after spotting signs that could mean dementia during Christmas festivities.

Health experts said memory slips – such as forgetting to put the turkey in the oven, or forgetting names and presents – could be an indication of conditions such as Alzheimer’s disease.

The NHS is embarking on a drive

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