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Bathing Abilities in Late Stage Dementia

Lots of times we call these folks “dependent”- people that cannot bathe themselves and require assistance from a caregiver.  But if you were to break down the later stages of dementia into a series of abilities that decline over time, ...

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Dressing Successes in the Later Stages

*** When you look at the big picture in Alzheimer’s disease, and visualize the steady decline of every functional ability, sometimes you need to appreciate the smaller successes. I need to remind caregivers about this all the time.  What they ...

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