Resources in the Living With Alzheimer’s category

Delusions

Living With Alzheimer's >> Behavior Basics | 04.24.15

Delusions: when fantasy becomes reality Among the more troubling symptoms of dementia are delusions that cause the person to treat real situations as the truth. Some of the more common delusional beliefs of those with dementia: Claiming that people are stealing from them or hiding personal items. Believing people close to them are imposters or…

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Aggression

Living With Alzheimer's >> Behavior Basics | 04.24.15

Aggression: a challenging behavior to cope with A loved one with Alzheimer’s or other types of dementia can quickly and unexpectedly grow angry, seemingly without motivation. They may shout, curse, make sarcastic or cruel remarks, or even threaten physical harm. The target of their anger isn’t always someone else. They may take out their aggression…

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