As the brain deteriorates in dementia, challenging behaviors often appear. These behaviors range from problematic to inappropriate to aggressive, and they can even be dangerous to the person with dementia and others involved. This course will take an in-depth look into behavioral issues related to dementia, their causes, and what can be done to manage them. Particular attention will be paid to empathic understanding of the reasons behind problem behaviors and the techniques involved in person-centered behavior management. Common behavioral problems such as wandering, rummaging, agitation, aggression, hallucination, delusion, and apathy will be covered in detail, illustrating the full range of behavioral problems likely to be encountered in Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia.