7. Withdrawal from work or social activities
People with Alzheimer’s detach themselves from hobbies, social activities, work projects or sports. They avoid being social because of the changes they are experiencing so they become weary of work, family and social obligations. They sometimes forget the rules of a favorite hobby or sport.
8. Misplacing things and losing the ability to retrace steps
Patients may put things in unusual places and lose the ability to recognize their own belongings. Due to their inability to go back over their steps to locate things,sometimes they may accuse others of stealing them or inadvertently take those that don’t belong to them.