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Making the Bathroom Safer for a Person with Alzheimer’s

People with Alzheimer’s may need help with daily tasks, such as using the bathroom, as the disease progresses. As a caregiver, you can take steps to make the person’s home a safer place and avoid accidents. To help reduce bathroom hazards, consider these tips: Use a plastic shower stool and a hand-held showerhead to makeContinue reading “Making the Bathroom Safer for a Person with Alzheimer’s”

Bathrooms Safety for a Person with Alzheimer’s

Keeping a person with Alzheimer’s disease safe is a major concern for caregivers. There are changes you can make to their environment that can help. Check out these tips on what you can do in the bathroom to reduce the risk of injury: Do not leave a severely impaired person with Alzheimer’s alone in the bathroom. RemoveContinue reading “Bathrooms Safety for a Person with Alzheimer’s”