My mom has dementia and often stares at anyone in the room. Is this common for people with dementia? - AgingCare.com

My mom has dementia and often stares at anyone in the room. Is this common for people with dementia?

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She will lock her eyes on someone, no expression on her face, just staring.

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My dad would do that. I think they just lose their manners.
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Yes, it is very common. It can be a bit unnerving, even when it is your own mother. I don't think they are really watching the person, but just idly looking.
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