My dad was diagnosed a few years ago, and I have found the change in behaviour very hard to deal with. He fidgets a lot, and is extremely impatient, and he is not the happy, lively, gregarious person that he once was. I can deal with the 'physical stuff' like helping him walk, change, eat, go to the toilet, but the personality change has been hard. I
I think for him the loss of independence has been difficult - now relying on my mum and me is not ideal for him, but he cannot walk etc., without our help, so needs us.