“Why is he having trouble speaking?”

This one usually comes along with, “Is he going to lose his ability to speak altogether?”

The answer is, like everything else with dementia…maybe.

Aphasia is a communication-related issue that happens when the person loses his ability to communicate verbally. There are different kinds of aphasia and, although it is common in dementia patients, it doesn’t happen to all of them.

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