Swearing and Alzheimer’s Disease

“Swearing” or “cursing”, otherwise known as profane language, is sometimes heard coming from people with Alzheimer’s disease, even if they never rarely cursed before the disease, or only did so “behind closed doors.”

It can be troubling and embarrassing when you hear your loved one start to curse more often, but there are some simple explanations, which mainly stem from a lack of impulse control. Watch the following video to learn more about problems with swearing.