Paranoia in the Elderly Articles
Hallucinations, Delusions and Paranoia Related to Dementia
Learn the differences between these three common dementia behaviors and the best techniques for how to respond to them.84 Comments
How to Handle an Elderly Parent's Bad Behavior
Fellow caregivers share their advice and real-life experiences with responding to and managing an aging loved one’s personality changes and difficult behaviors.147 Comments
Is Alzheimer's Behavior the Patient’s Problem or the Caregiver's?
Alzheimer’s bad behaviors that aren't necessarily dangerous, but impact caregivers: Coping with the new normalcy when you are an Alzheimer’s caregiver and experiencing Alzheimer's bad behavior.15 Comments
Dementia Patients and Their Hurtful "Lies"
Memory loss is a hallmark of Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias, but neurological damage can also cause patients to make up stories and false accusations. The latter symptom is upsetting for caregivers, who are often the targets of these behaviors.154 Comments
Alzheimer's: Theft, Paranoia or Forgetfulness?
When dealing with the delusions and paranoia that often accompany Alzheimer's disease, caregivers commonly face accusations of theft. An experienced caregiver offers advice on how to deal with a dementia patient who believes others are stealing.24 Comments