Firearms And Dementia: How Do You Convince A Loved One To Give Up Their Guns?

Helping a spouse or parent who has dementia steer clear of hazards can include ridding the home of all guns.

It’s estimated that nearly half of all Americans over 65 own a gun or live with someone who does. And 7 million in the U.S. have dementia, a number that’s expected to double within two decades.

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