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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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Difficulty with familiar tasks

A person suffering from dementia often takes longer to complete, and may have trouble finishing, everyday tasks that he or she has done hundreds of times before.

For instance, a former whiz in the kitchen may have a problem making his or her signature dish or even remembering how to boil water.

Common activities like remembering how to get to a familiar location, play a favorite game, or manage a budget may also prove difficult.

Next: Trouble planning or problem-solving

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