Sometimes people with dementia have trouble with depth perception. What color are the stairs?
My wife has dementia. I am having a hard time getting her to go down steps, especially outside and at night, even with adequate lighting. Her eyesight is good.
Rachael Wonderlin is an internationally-recognized dementia care expert and consultant. She has a Master’s in Gerontology and is the author of two published books with Johns Hopkins University Press. Rachael owns Dementia By Day, a dementia care consulting and education company.
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