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Alzheimer's Disease

Tips to Help Someone with Dementia Bathe

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Bathtub filled with bubbles.
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Date circled on a calendar.
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Change the frequency


Ice cream cones.
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Bribery sometimes works


Caregiver holding senior's hand.
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Let them know what you are doing


Bath water running.
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Create a comfortable atmosphere


Man talking to senior parent.
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Choose your battles


Woman smiling at senior woman.
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Keep your mood quiet and loving


Stack of towels.
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Consider their need for control and modesty


Nurse caring for senior.
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Hire in-home bath help


Senior woman and caregiver.
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The takeaway


Carol Bradley Bursack

Carol Bradley Bursack

@mindingourelder

Carol Bradley Bursack is a veteran family caregiver who spent more than two decades caring for a total of seven elders. This experience provided her with her foundation upon which she built her reputation as a columnist, author, blogger, and consultant. Carol is as passionate about supporting caregivers work through the diverse challenges in their often confusing role as she is about preserving the dignity of the person needing care. Find out much more about Carol at www.mindingourelders.com.

Carol also serves on HealthCentral’s Health Advocates Advisory Board.