When Dementia Patients Become Delusional and How to Respond

When Dementia Patients Become Delusional and How to Respond It surely is disturbing when a loved one, having dementia, suddenly becomes suspicious towards you. For example, your father might forget that you’ve been dealing with his money matters for years and may suddenly assume that you are trying to steal his money. However, these are some of the familiar scenarios which Alzheimer’s caregivers have to face on a daily basis. Dementia affects how the patient perceives the world. One of the common side effects of dementia is patients exhibiting delusional behavior and, in some cases, the affected individuals even...

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