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I would also ask how the anesthetic could impact her dementia further. Could make it worse.
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With dementia she will be able to have a hip replaceable. Check with the doctor to see the best route to take for her care and safety.

Here are some articles on hip replacement to help you better understand more about the surgery and what to expect when caring for her.

Hip Replacement: How to Prepare and What to Expect
https://www.agingcare.com/articles/Hip-Replacement-How-to-Prepare-and-What-to-Expect-122738.htm

Questions and Answers About Hip Replacement Surgery and Recovery
https://www.agingcare.com/articles/Questions-and-Answers-about-Hip-Replacement-Hip-Fracture-and-Broken-Hip-137782.htm

and

What to Expect After a Hip Replacement
https://www.agingcare.com/articles/issues-after-hip-replacement-surgery-146384.htm

Hope these help. Best of luck to you and your mom.
Karie H.
AgingCare.com Team
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