25 Signs and Symptoms of Alzheimer's Disease

How can you tell if someone has Alzheimer's disease? Here are symptoms of the memory-robbing disorder.
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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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