Alzheimer's can begin to affect our loved one's personal hygiene rhythms. It can feel like nagging when we constantly encourage them to take a shower or brush their teeth. Our loved ones may become resistant to hygiene routines and our requests. It's important to hear from others in your shoes who have found the best ways to deal with this struggle.
On myALZteam, the social network and online support group for family and friends caring for a loved one with Alzheimer's, members talk about a range of personal experiences and struggles. Helping a loved one with personal hygiene is one of the top topics most discussed.
Here are some question-and-answer threads about personal hygiene:
Here are some conversations about personal hygiene:
Can you relate?
Have another topic you'd like to discuss or explore? Go to myALZteam today and start the conversation. You'll be surprised just how many others may share similar stories.
Feel free to ask a question here.