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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Trouble planning or problem-solving

As dementia progresses, your loved ones may have trouble concentrating and find that fairly basic activities take them longer to do than before.

In particular, they may struggle to develop and follow a plan, like creating and using a grocery list, following a recipe, or keeping track of monthly bills.

This difficultly is far more pronounced than making the occasional error when balancing a checkbook or forgetting an item on your grocery list.

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