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How older adults can improve their safety in the bathroom

How Older Adults Can Improve Their Safety In The Bathroom

By Russell Simpkins / July 1, 2022

According to DailyCaring.com, “bathrooms are dangerous because they’re small spaces with lots of hard surfaces and corners. On top of that, sitting down and standing up can cause dizziness or unsteady balance for seniors because of changes in blood pressure. That could easily lead to a devastating fall.” The dangers of the bathroom should especially…

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Keeping seniors cool during the summertime

The Importance of Keeping Seniors Cool During the Summertime

By Russell Simpkins / June 16, 2022

Older adults are more susceptible to heat stroke than their younger counterparts. Someone who has a body temperature above 104 degrees Fahrenheit is likely suffering from heat stroke. Here, in the State of California, we’re pretty used to year-round heat. However, with the summer season quickly approaching, it’s vital to ensure that our elderly loved…

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Helping older adults with their personal hygiene routines

Helping Older Adults With Their Personal Hygiene Routines

By Russell Simpkins / June 2, 2022

Do you live with an older adult whose personal hygiene is suffering? It’s not uncommon for seniors to slack on their daily self-cleaning routines. They’re not to be blamed for it either. A combination of mobility issues and feelings of depression can contribute to less-than-stellar upkeep of an elderly person’s personal hygiene requirements. What can…

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How to maintain your wheelchair

How To Maintain Your Wheelchair With Help From Across The Globe

By Russell Simpkins / May 26, 2022

Wheelchair safety is a concern for all users of these great mobility solutions. No matter your reason for using a wheelchair or how often you use it, it is imperative that you keep it in excellent condition. This is necessary for people all over the world. No matter where you reside, wheelchairs are commonly used…

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Portable indoor showers the safest solutions for seniors

What Makes Portable Indoor Showers the Safest Solutions for Seniors?

By Russell Simpkins / May 20, 2022

The fear of falling and slipping is a major concern for seniors. Naturally, with advanced age comes a decrease in both strength and balance. Not only does this make us all more susceptible to trips and stumbles in our later years, but our risk of serious injury significantly increases as well. Statistics show that not…

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How to care for a loved one with dementia

How To Care For A Loved One With Dementia

By Russell Simpkins / April 21, 2022

Dementia refers to a wide range of conditions, such as Alzheimer’s disease, that alter brain function. Sufferers are known to endure memory loss as well as problems with speech, thoughts, and physical activity. As well, dementia is known to cause mood swings. Understandably, caregivers of people with dementia face uphill battles. Because dementia can change…

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Putting a stop to slips and falls in the bathroom

Putting A Stop To Slips And Falls In The Bathroom

By Russell Simpkins / April 6, 2022

For most of us, using the bathroom is a simple everyday task we barely put any thought into. However, elderly adults and people with disabilities often see the bathroom as a difficult place to navigate. Especially for those who have diminished strength and balance issues, trips to the bathroom can equate to accidents waiting to…

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Making bathing fun for seniors

How to Make the Bathing Process a Fun One for Seniors

By Russell Simpkins / April 1, 2022

Most adults just love bath time. Whether it’s relaxing in a tub or enjoying a warm, soothing shower, the act of bathing is one we often look forward to. This isn’t necessarily the case, however, for many older adults. It’s not that seniors don’t like to be clean. In many cases, they simply fear the…

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Assisting seniors happily aging in place

4 Steps To Assisting Seniors With Happily Aging In Place

By Russell Simpkins / March 23, 2022

Who doesn’t love the idea of coming home after a long day and resting comfortably? For the most part, we often use the word “home” to describe the place where we feel the most comfortable. Our homes are the places where we live, eat, sleep and enjoy time with family. These are things most of…

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