Receiving a diagnosis for dementia can be life-altering. On the one hand, a diagnosis may provide an explanation for any unusual changes that a person might have been experiencing. On the other, it is often accompanied by grief, shock, loss, or fear about the future and many other emotions which can be quite overwhelming. Dementia disease can significantly affect the life of a person. There are many things to consider when one receives a diagnosis. Designing a care plan, securing finances, making important personal decisions are some of them.