25 Signs and Symptoms of Alzheimer's Disease
Loss of motor skills and sense of touch
Dementia affects fine motor skills, interfering with one's ability to button or unbutton clothes or use utensils, like forks and knives.
But motor problems, like weakness or trembling hands, or sensory symptoms, like numbness or loss of sensation, may also be a sign of a different type of disease such as Parkinson's, so it's important to discuss your parent's or relative's specific symptoms with a doctor.
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