Apr 07

5 dangers in the home for those living with dementia

By MD for Seniors

The kitchen can be a hazardous environment for those living with Alzheimer's.

With roughly over 5 million Americans currently living with Alzheimer’s, according to the Alzheimer’s Association, this condition is more common than not.

In reality, however, the number is likely much higher, as not everyone reports their condition to medical professionals. Characterized by symptoms of dementia, those with Alzheimer’s experience a gradual decline in cognitive ability, as it pertains to areas such as social awareness, memory and a grasp of everyday concepts, the Mayo Clinic detailed.

Given the impact that Alzheimer’s can have on understanding, individuals who develop the condition are at a higher risk of falling victim to certain …read more

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