Mom goes to the bathroom on the floor. She gets disoriented and doesn't know where the commode is or the bathroom. She is delusional and hallucinates. How can we get her to go to the bathroom correctly?

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Bathroom issues are common among the elderly, particularly when Alzheimer's or dementia is present. A couple of things you can try: 1) Schedule regular, frequent trips to the bathroom, even once an hour if necessary. 2) Though many elders resist, wearing adult diapers does prevent accidents.

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