Apr 24

Sending Mother’s Day flowers? Take caution

By MD for Seniors

The bright hue of the sunflower makes it a cheery Mother's Day gift.

Sending your mother or grandmother flowers is a wonderful way to show your love and appreciation on Mother’s Day.

But for those living with dementia, those floral arrangements have the potential to be dangerous.

Many of the plants and flowers you welcome into your home and garden for their aesthetic qualities can be toxic to people who may accidentally ingest them. While you may not think you need to worry about the dangerous compounds found in a standard bouquet of lilies, eating non-edible items is a symptom of Alzheimer’s and other dementias. People living with these conditions may struggle to …read more

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