Safety Tips For Those With Alzheimer’s

Palm Springs, California (NAPSI) - There’s helpful news for people with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias. There are practical steps family caregivers can take to make an environment safer whether that environment is a room or an entire home.

To help, here are some tips from the experts at Brookdale’s ClareBridge communities—communities purposefully designed for the safety and comfort of people living with Alzheimer’s:

• Minimize clutter and obstacles in the home.

• Make sure floors are not slippery.

• Choose contrasting colors for the floor, chairs and tables in an area.

• Use décor and furniture in each room to distinguish the purpose of the room.

Brookdale’s experts believe a safe environment can contribute to the independence of a person living with Alzheimer’s.

Visit Brookdale at www.brookdale.com or call 1-855-444-7658.

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