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Bathroom Safety and Alzheimer’s Disease

The bathroom is one of the most dangerous rooms in the home, particularly if your loved one is living on their own. Risks of falls and hot water burns can be addressed by making small modifications in the bathroom, ensuring your loved one’s safety, and helping them maintain some independence. Read more…

Bathing Tips for Older Adults

Many family caregivers feel uncomfortable assisting their loved one in the shower or bath, as it can feel like an invasion of their privacy. But your help is important to keeping your loved one safe and healthy. How often should your loved one shower or bathe? What can you do if your loved one doesn’t want to shower or bathe? These tips outline some practical ways to handle challenges related to showering or bathing. Read more…

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