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I been taking care of my mother now for the past 3 years I think I have her dementia under control. I live with her 24 hours a day. Read more

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My husband has Parkinson’s Dementia, broke both hips last winter, had 2 retinal strokes, can’t see. One eardrum. Hernia in stomach, Sun Downing Syndrome... Read more

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My 90 year old mother recently started to display paranoia. She has accused her caregivers of putting salt in her bath water and her drinking water. She said they were pouring water in her shoes, so she hid four pairs. Read more

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The biggest concern I have is that I worry that if  my 78-year-old mother falls and I won't be able to pick her up off the floor. Read more

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A sudden fall can be startling and frightening. If you fall, stay as calm as possible. Read more

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Activities that take place in the bathroom are a simple part of most peoples’ daily routine. Yet, slips in the tub and falls in the shower or from the toilet may cause serious injuries. Read more

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Statistics show that many preventable accidents occur in bathrooms. Falls are the top culprit in this category. Read more

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Older women with urge incontinence may be more likely to fall and fracture a bone compared to women who are not urge incontinent. Read more

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What does it mean and what can be done about it? Read more

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The truth is that a dangerous fall is no laughing matter. Read more

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