Submitted by USF Health Byrd Alzheimer’s Center & Research Institute
Creating a safe environment is especially important when you are caring for a person who has Alzheimer’s disease or other dementias. As the disease progresses, the person loses cognitive abilities that can greatly affect their safety. Alzheimer’s i snot just memory loss. It also affects other cognitive skills including: logical thinking, reasoning, decision making, judgement, problem solving, abstract thinking, attention and concentration, confusion, language.
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