The Need For Shower Chairs For most of us, having a shower is just a normal everyday activity. We don’t think twice, do we? But consider seniors with disabilities or general weakness, taking a shower becomes an herculean task. It is an accepted fact that bathroom is one of the most dangerous places for seniors. … Read more Why do we need shower chairs?
Just the other day, I visited a relative who is in her 80’s only to find her down with a cold. Normally a very perky lady, and it was sad to see her miserable and fragile. Yes, the cold and cough season is upon us again. People most affected by this season are children, seniors … Read more 7 easy tips for seniors to avoid cold
Comfort and safety are two things that come to mind when choosing the right wheelchair for seniors. That is especially true if they are frail, have mobility and dexterity issues. As people age, the need for a wheelchair also increases. So, it’s important that you choose the right wheelchair for your loved one. Since there are … Read more Tips for Choosing the Right Wheelchair for Seniors
Seniors love to visit family and friends. This activity not helps seniors stay independent and cheerful but also protects them from becoming isolated or depressed. As they age, they are unable drive themselves or go without assistance. Options are either hiring a driver or drive them yourself. Either case, it can be demanding or a … Read more 6 useful aids for seniors to carry when you take them to visit family and friends.
Though this may sound pithy, it is true that old people are like children. And sometimes, the older they get, the more child-like and/or childish they become. While this can be endearing at times, it can also be very frustrating and annoying. Not to mention, difficult to manage. If you feel that your elderly parent … Read more How to handle a parent who has become, bitter, rude and even more stubborn as they have aged
One of the main causes injuries to an older adult, particularly those with balance issues is fall-related. Falls in the home, especially the bathroom can be serious and sometimes be fatal. One of the most hazardous places in a home are bathrooms. Often, one can avoid these falls if you install some basic bathroom safety … Read more How safe is your toilet for elders?