Alzheimers Home > What Is Severe Alzheimer's?
Common symptoms in this Alzheimer's stage can include:
- Inability to recognize self or close family
- Speaking gibberish or acting mute
- Refusing to eat; choking or forgetting to swallow
- Repetitively crying out; patting or touching everything
- Loss of bowel and bladder control
- Weight loss
- Skin that becomes thin and tears easily
- Becoming uncomfortable or crying out when transferred or touched
- Forgetting how to walk (or being too unsteady or weak to stand alone)
- Seizures, frequent infections, or falls
- Groaning, screaming, or loud mumbling
- Sleeping more
- Requiring total assistance for all activities of daily living.