The following perspectives represent the teachings shared by the Caregivers, Elders and Health Care Providers that participated in the EPIC project from the Anishinaabek communities on Manitoulin Island and the North Shore.
- Early warning signs of dementia could be different for every person.
- Memory loss is seen as part of the aging process, and dementia may get missed.
- It comes very quietly and can be hard to recognize.
- In time, you notice more warning signs happening.