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Mantener a la persona con Alzheimer segura

Protección en el hogar Con el tiempo, las personas con Alzheimer van perdiendo la habilidad de hacer las tareas del hogar. Por ejemplo, pueden olvidar: Apagar el horno o la llave de agua Cómo utilizar el teléfono en una emergencia Distinguir qué cosas en el hogar son peligrosas, tales como medicamentos o productos de limpieza Dónde están …

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Hot Weather Safety for People with Alzheimer’s Disease

Hot weather can be dangerous for older people, including people with Alzheimer’s disease. There are ways you can help keep the person safe during the summer months: Hot weather can be dangerous for older people, including people with Alzheimer’s disease. People with Alzheimer’s may wear the wrong clothing for the season. Make sure to offer weather-appropriate clothing …

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Minimize danger around the house—tips for caregivers

People with Alzheimer’s disease may not see, smell, touch, hear and/or taste things as they used to. Make life safer around the house by: Checking foods in the refrigerator often. Throw out anything that has gone bad. Put away or lock up things like toothpaste, lotions, shampoos, rubbing alcohol, soap, or perfume. They may look …

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