Stage Two: Very Mild Impairment
Patients with stage two Alzheimer’s disease still may not show symptoms, or they may exhibit very mild cognitive impairment. In most cases, memory loss associated with this stage is difficult to differentiate from the symptoms of normal aging. A patient with stage two Alzheimer’s disease may still do well on memory tests, and symptoms are unlikely to be picked up by medical professionals yet. Stage two is characterized by small changes that do not interfere with a patient’s ability to live on their own.
Next, find out what happens when signs and symptoms begin to appear.