hello all! i am a new member and my mother in law may have lewy bodies dementia. the most significant aspect of her condition is the very realistic halucinations she has. they cause great distress to all around her and on frequet occasions to herself. she is still in her own home, no care is provided as she is very independent and does not and would not want that. my issue is that the health professional assessing her is advising us that we should be upfront with her when she is experiencing these 'episodes' and tell her they are not real. this is becoming increasingly difficult and distressing as many of the 'people' are deceased. can anyone pass on any practical advise as i feel quite isolated and distressed as i have the most direct contact at this moment in time. how horrible to have to keep telling someone their loved ones have passed away and to see her cry.