As the disease progresses into the middle, or moderate stage, of Alzheimer’s Disease,problems with memory and judgmentbecome much more apparent. The patientstartstoforget the names offriends and family, the time and day, and hisown personalinformation, although heusually still remembers his own name. Theability to reason andcommunicategraduallybecomes more severely impaired. Hisability to write and speakbecomes limited due toinability to comprehend or remember. When unable to remember,the Alzheimer’s patient will often repeat himselfor make up fabricated information whenquestioned. At this Alzheimer’s disease stage, the patient becomes markedly morewithdrawn and may havepoor contact with reality. The Alzheimer’s patient needs closemonitoring because of histendency to wander and perform inappropriate behaviorsduring this period. Heusually needshelp with their activities of daily living and can’t beleft unattended dueto safety concerns.