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Physiotherapy role in working with patient with alzheimer disease

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Sir, I am 75 years old (Male).I am facing problems due to memory loss like pepole's names except those are in my surroundings for 24*7 , names of things.
Alzheimer's disease consult neurophysician
My elderly mother starts to walk and her left foot turns in to her right foot as if to cross over it. Is this another symptom of alzheimers or dementia?
Walking difficulty is not the indication of any Alzheimer's disease and dementia
My grandmother is having delusions and her heart enzymes is high she is seeing animals and see warms and bugs on her hands and her head is it alzheimer??
Yes, the symptoms could probably be due to cerebral degenerative disease like Alzheimer's disease.
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