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Dementia and Home Safety

 

Home safety is important for all older adults. However, for people with Alzheimer’s disease or another form of dementia, there are extra risks. For example, people with dementia have a greater risk of falling.

If you’re worried about a loved one with dementia and their safety at home, watch this video to learn:

  • Ways dementia increases home safety risks
  • Four common home safety risks and ways to reduce them
  • How poor judgement adds to home safety risks

The video will also include resources to help professionals and family caregivers with their dementia care challenges.  

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Deborah Bier, PhD | Director of Special Populations

ComForCare | At Your Side Home Care

Deborah Bier, PhD, has a master's in counseling psychology and a doctorate in therapeutic counseling. In addition, Debbie has obtained the following credentials:

  • Certified Alzheimer's Educator™ – National Certification Board for Alzheimer & Aging Care
  • Certified Dementia Practitioner® – National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners
  • Certified Dementia Care Partner – Dementia Care Professionals of America, a division of the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America
  • Certificate in Gerontology – Allegra Learning Solutions, LLC
  • Mental Health First Aid – National Council for Behavioral Health