Household Cleansers Pose Dangers to Those With Dementia
Caretakers Warned of a Growing Problem
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- Elderly family members with dementia have been known to swallow harmful
household products, particularly those that are fragrant and attractively
packaged, like pine cleaners.
- Doctors say that fatalities are rare, but the risks merit attention.
- Organizations like the Alzheimer's Association provide information on how
prevent many different types of accidents in the home.