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Caring for Someone with Alzheimer's

Frequently Asked Questions

18. What steps should a caregiver take when the person with Alzheimer's becomes incontinent?

It is important to have a routine for taking the person to the bathroom and to stick to it as closely as possible. A good rule of thumb is to plan to take the person to the bathroom every 2 to 3 hours during the day. Don't wait for the person to ask.

Dealing with Incontinence

"Dealing with Incontinence" [41 sec]

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