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Alzheimer – Diagnosis Nursing Mnemonic

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The 5 A’s

  • A-Amnesia – loss of memories
  • A-Anomia – unable to recall names of everyday objects
  • A-Apraxia – unable to perform tasks of movement
  • A-Agnosia – inability to process sensory information
  • A-Aphasia – disruption with ability to communicate


The 5 A’s of Alzhemiers Disease. These signs point to a diagnosis of Alzheimer’s Type Dementia

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