"I’m sorry this is just not the behavior of an experienced politician. It’s also not the behavior of a person whose brain is working normally." When dementia is involved, sexuality can be very complicated.
Adult children and other family members often struggle to accept that an elder has dementia. Sometimes they believe that the elder is doing things 'on purpose'. Sharing experiences and listening to others' experiences can help understand the disease and the behaviors and realize that it is the 'disease' that is causing the behaviors.