My mom constantly says "there is nothing wrong with my mind" but she always believes she has some physical ailment. She tells people she's had pneumonia...she hasn't. She says she had carotid artery surgery...she didn't. She says she has a bad heart...she doesn't. Before dementia, she never took any medications and rarely saw a doctor. Now she wants a pill for everything and is constantly talking about needing to see a doctor so he can find out what's wrong with her. Have any of you experienced this? I try to divert the conversation, but she always returns to complaining about all of her imaginary physical problems. I can never have a conversation with her that she isn't complaining. The staff at the assisted living center are having difficulty because she gets angry when they won't give her medication (that she doesn't need.