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Forget about a full shower. It's too traumatic for someone with dementia, and it's risky b/c of fall possibilities. Use the no rinse products; they're safer and your mother doesn't need to shiver by getting undressed.

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Have her doctor order bath aides to help her bath. Dry shampoo and sponge baths can be used in between a full regular bath. The elderly only need a full bath once or twice a week.
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