Alzheimer’s Disease: Why Trips to the Bathroom Are So Dangerous with Dr. Rein Tideiksaar

People with Alzheimer’s have their visions impaired. And that’s where a lot of falls occur. Listen now as Dr. Rein Tideiksaar discusses how can trips to the bathroom be so hazardous. Meet Dr. Rein Tideiksaar Rein Tideiksaar Ph.D., PA-C (or Dr Rein as he is commonly referred to) is the president of FallPrevent, LLC, Blackwood, NJ, a consulting company that provides educational, legal and marketing services related to fall prevention in the elderly. Dr Tideiksaar is a gerontologist (health care professional who specializes in working with elderly patients) and a geriatric physician’s assistant. Author of textbooks, professional training manuals and director of numerous research projects on fall prevention, Dr Tideiksaar has been active in this field for over 30 years, and has developed fall prevention programs in the community, assisted living, home care, acute care hospital, and nursing facility setting. Dr. Tideiksaar’s blogs appear @ecarediary.com, seniorlist.com, and rightathome.net. Resources Email Dr. Tideiksaar at drrein@verizon.netLinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/pub/dr-rein/6/759/592

Alzheimer’s Disease: Effective Strategies to Prevent Falls with Dr. Rein Tideiksaar

Dr. Tideiksaar is the president of FallPrevent, a consulting company that provides educational, legal, and marketing services related to fall prevention in the elderly. Tune in as we reveal some effective strategies on how you can prevent older adults with Alzheimer’s disease from falling. Meet Dr. Rein Tideiksaar Rein Tideiksaar Ph.D., PA-C (or Dr Rein as he is commonly referred to) is the president of FallPrevent, LLC, Blackwood, NJ, a consulting company that provides educational, legal and marketing services related to fall prevention in the elderly. Dr Tideiksaar is a gerontologist (health care professional who specializes in working with elderly patients) and a geriatric physician’s assistant. Author of textbooks, professional training manuals and director of numerous research projects on fall prevention, Dr Tideiksaar has been active in this field for over 30 years, and has developed fall prevention programs in the community, assisted living, home care, acute care hospital, and nursing facility setting. Dr. Tideiksaar’s blogs appear @ecarediary.com, seniorlist.com, and rightathome.net. Resources Email Dr. Tideiksaar at drrein@verizon.netLinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/pub/dr-rein/6/759/592

Alzheimer’s Disease: Common Risk Factors That Lead to Falls with Dr. Rein Tideiksaar

The most significant risk of falling in for people with Alzheimer’s disease is cognitive problems. And according to Dr. Rein Tideiksaar, the visual aspects of Alzheimer’s disease can also put people at risk of falling in terms of their inability to match and integrate their position with their surrounding environment. Meet Dr. Rein Tideiksaar Rein Tideiksaar Ph.D., PA-C (or Dr Rein as he is commonly referred to) is the president of FallPrevent, LLC, Blackwood, NJ, a consulting company that provides educational, legal and marketing services related to fall prevention in the elderly. Dr Tideiksaar is a gerontologist (health care professional who specializes in working with elderly patients) and a geriatric physician’s assistant. Author of textbooks, professional training manuals and director of numerous research projects on fall prevention, Dr Tideiksaar has been active in this field for over 30 years, and has developed fall prevention programs in the community, assisted living, home care, acute care hospital, and nursing facility setting. Dr. Tideiksaar’s blogs appear @ecarediary.com, seniorlist.com, and rightathome.net. Resources Email Dr. Tideiksaar at drrein@verizon.netLinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/pub/dr-rein/6/759/592

Senior Health: Why Do People with Alzheimer’s Have Higher Risk of Falls? w/ Dr. Rein Tideiksaar

Dr. Rein Tideiksaar is the president of FallPrevent, a consulting company that provides educational, legal, and marketing services related to fall prevention in the elderly. Dr. Tideiksaar explains Alzheimer’s disease and its connection to falling. Did you know about one-third of older people over the age of 65 will fall four times per year? For people with Alzheimer’s disease, the percentage of falls increases by 50%. The most significant risk for falling is cognitive problems. Tune in as we dive into those risk factors, what caregivers can do about those risk factors and the importance of fall prevention evaluations. In This Episode: [03:10] How common falls generally are in the senior and elderly communities due to Alzheimer’s.  [04:05] Common risk factors among Alzheimer’s patients for falling.  [07:30] The systemic effects that are part of common injury risk factors. [11:45] One of the best things that caregivers can do when taking care of older people.  [14:30] How to cut down the risk of falling for people with Alzheimer’s.   [17:00] The importance of finding a geriatric care manager to do a fall prevention evaluation.  [21:10] Additional strategies to prevent falling for Alzheimer’s patients.  Key Takeaways: People living with Alzheimer’s who fall are[…..]