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Revisiting How To Keep Seniors Safe When It’s Shower Time

By Russell Simpkins / June 10, 2021

Showering should be a fun experience. Who doesn’t love the feeling of warm running water pouring over them as they cleanse themselves of the day’s dirt? Well, there are many people who’d raise their hands in opposition to the idea that shower time is fun. For many senior citizens, the very thought of stepping into…

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How To Protect Seniors From Injury-Inducing Slips And Falls

By Russell Simpkins / May 27, 2021

According to the World Health Organization, falls are the second leading cause of unintentional injury deaths worldwide. Each year, an estimated 684,000 people die from falls globally. Adults older than 60 years of age suffer the greatest number of fatal falls. Here, in the United States of America, 20 to 30 percent of older people…

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3 Secrets To Treating Your Aging Parents To Summer Fun

By Russell Simpkins / May 13, 2021

Thankfully, here in the Golden State, we enjoy fairly warm temperatures all year round. However, there’s no question that the summertime brings the heat like no other time of the year. The forthcoming summer season is certainly one to enjoy. However, it’s also one when safety measures must be taken. This is especially true if…

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How To Best Assist Someone Using A Wheelchair

By Russell Simpkins / May 3, 2021

Are you the caregiver of a wheelchair user? If so, you know the job comes with its challenges. Of course, it also comes with its rewards. Assisting a loved one with disabilities ensures that he/she is able to enjoy more aspects of his/her life. Of course, there are care recipients who would much rather do…

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How To Make Showering A Safer Experience For Seniors

How To Make Showering A Safer Experience For Seniors

By Russell Simpkins / April 5, 2021

For many seniors, showering or bathing is an unwelcome act. It’s not that they wouldn’t prefer to be clean and fresh. It’s just that the act of taking a shower or bath often presents more difficulties than what seems worth the experience. Do you live with an elderly loved one who finds bath time to…

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How Costly Is It To Remodel Your Bathroom For Safety?

By Russell Simpkins / March 18, 2021

If you live with an older adult or person with a disability, it’s vital you safeguard your home. While all areas of where you live should be considered during your safety inspection, extra attention should be paid to the bathrooms. It goes without saying that bathrooms have slippery surfaces. Add the constant presence of moisture…

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3 Ways To Put A Smile On Your Elderly Loved One’s Face

3 Ways To Put A Smile On Your Elderly Loved One’s Face

By Russell Simpkins / March 3, 2021

With March now here, we are rounding out an entire year of living in a pandemic-burdened world. We’re certain you join us in hoping that, by the end of 2021, we’ll have left coronavirus safely behind us. Until this crisis is over, however, it’s important we do all we can to remain healthy. It’s also…

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Providing a Safe Bathroom for Loved Ones With Physical Challenges

By Russell Simpkins / January 20, 2021

It’s important to do away with stereotypes about those with physical challenges. Just because a person lives with a disability, it doesn’t make him/her helpless. In fact, the majority of people with mobility issues have learned to live with their impairments as if they aren’t impairments at all. This doesn’t mean, however, that they couldn’t…

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Putting Elder Care at the Top of Your New Year’s Resolutions List

By Russell Simpkins / January 8, 2021

Happy New Year everyone! On behalf of everyone at Forward Day, we would like to wish you a very happy, healthy, and prosperous 2021. We imagine you join us in being hopeful that this year will see the end of the pandemic. With health and safety at the forefront of our minds, it’s important to…

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Finding Fun and Safe Ways to Enjoy a Pandemic-Impacted Holiday Season

By Russell Simpkins / December 23, 2020

The Forward Day team would like to wish you all a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! As 2020 draws to a close, we can’t help but think about what a tough year it has been for all of us. Needless to say, COVID-19 has impacted our lives in ways we never imagined.…

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