As we get older, we tend to get a little more forgetful. These changes are normal. When does normal aging turn to something more? What are the signs that it could be the early stages of dementia? The chart below gives some guidelines on what some signs may be. Keep in mind that every one is different, and not everyone with dementia will have these changes. If you are worried about yourself or someone you know, talk to your doctor about your concerns. They can help direct you to a qualified health professional.