Mental Changes With Dementia

Living with dementia will affect a person’s feelings, thoughts, and responses. It is important to recognize and respond to the person’s emotional needs. It can also cause not only loss of memory but also changes in behavior and mood. There are a number of mental changes you can expect to see if you’re caring for someone with dementia. Although they may be distressing to witness, it’s important that you be prepared for them and know how to respond. In this video, we’ll go over some of the mental changes that are common in people with dementia, and provide tips on the best ways to deal with them.