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People Living with Dementia May Seem Afraid Of Bathing: Compassion Is Essential

MomDaugher_shutterstock_317826932Nearly every dementia caregiver knows the scenario. It's time for a bath. Maybe you gave in yesterday because you were worn down by the fight so today - well, today is the day. This must happen! As you no doubt already know, you aren't alone. Understanding what is behind their fear can help you deal with it. 

Read more on the Egosancares blog for information and tips about how you may be able to handle their fear of bathing:

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