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It seems dementia patients forget names. but will they also forget the face of a frequent visitor who is absent for about 2-3 weeks?

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AD eventually : It's a m ongoing disease!. Eventually they do forget, there is no way of knowing when.

Answered 9/13/2013

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Dr. Heidi Fowler answered

Specializes in Psychiatry

That can happen.: As dementia progresses they may even lose ability to speak.

Answered 9/11/2013

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