About 15 million people care for a loved one with Alzheimer’s in the United States. Caring for a loved one with this form of dementia has many challenges for their families and caregivers. People with Alzheimer’s have difficulty to remembering things, thinking clearly, communicating with others, or taking care of themselves.

As this disease progresses to the moderate or severe stage, the symptoms and behaviors become more obvious and interfere with their daily lives. The following is common in a patient’s personality or behavior.