My Mother has dementia and Parkinson's. Always a stickler for cleanliness, she now refuses to bathe. We bought one of those special tubs.

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My stepfather is care giver and can't get her to use it.

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Ruth has Alzheimers and there are times that taking a shower really upsets her. Other times not. I have noticed if we do bath time early in the morning she is more likely to not complain. What I do with her is explain everything, step by step to her.As I am explaining what I am doing next, I give her time to adjust to the idea. Good luck with this, I am sure others will have suggestions also.

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