Due to factors like dementia, depression and pride, many elderly persons who don’t practice proper personal hygiene also refuse to accept help from family members. If you’re currently faced with this dilemma, here’s how to convince your loved one to say “yes” to some personal hygiene assistance.
For millions of older Americans, urinary incontinence is an inevitable part of the aging process. But due to pride and stubbornness, many seniors ignore its telltale signs while going about their daily activities. For family caregivers, convincing an aging in place elderly parent to wear adult diapers takes patience, understanding and respect.