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Stats show bathroom slips and falls are top causes of injuries for the elderly

Bathroom Slips And Falls Are Top Causes Of Injuries For The Elderly

By Russell Simpkins / March 7, 2023

We all use the bathroom every day. It’s the place where we all freshen up and get ready for our days each morning. The commonplace and often mundane acts of brushing our teeth, washing our faces, and combing our hair all take place in the bathroom. Of course, showering is another bathroom activity that we…

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Warm water running out of a tap

The Importance of Warm Water for Elderly Bathing

By Russell Simpkins / February 27, 2023

It goes without saying that regular bathing is a necessary part of maintaining proper hygiene. Being clean helps you to avoid the onset of illnesses as it keeps germs and unhealthy bacteria at bay. Furthermore, it just feels good to be clean, doesn’t it? With that said, it’s important to point out that temperature matters.…

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Sweetly reminding older adults about bath time

The Art of Sweetly Reminding Older Adults About Bath Time

By Russell Simpkins / August 25, 2022

For many older adults, bathing is an unwanted chore. In some cases, the undesirable nature of showering is due to the loss of privacy that comes with it. Seniors that require the assistance of caregivers may not be comfortable disrobing. As you can imagine, the loss of independence that comes with needing a caregiver can…

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The art of maintaining the cleanliness of your aging parent

The Art of Maintaining the Cleanliness of Your Aging Parent

By Russell Simpkins / August 19, 2022

Bathing isn’t such an easy task for everyone. For many of us, the act of jumping in the shower is one we take for granted. We perform it regularly and with great ease. For many seniors, however, bathing can be pretty difficult. A combination of muscle aches and mobility issues can make it so that…

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Promoting the betterment of your loved one’s mental health

Promoting the Betterment of Your Loved One’s Mental Health

By Russell Simpkins / August 11, 2022

The vast majority of us have a sense of how to help a loved one with a mobility issue get from point A to B. However, we often find it difficult to know how to address the emotional strain that comes with having physical limitations. As informs us, the American Psychological Association (APA) says…

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How to help seniors sleep better at night

How To Help Seniors Sleep Better At Night

By Russell Simpkins / July 29, 2022

“As we age, we often experience normal changes in our sleeping patterns, such as becoming sleepy earlier, waking up earlier, or experiencing less deep sleep,” reports, “However, disturbed sleep, waking up tired every day, and other symptoms of insomnia are not a normal part of aging. Sleep is just as important to your physical…

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How seniors can enjoy a safe summer

How Seniors Can Enjoy A Safe Summer

By Russell Simpkins / July 14, 2022

Here in California, we’re used to warm and sunny weather throughout the year. However, when the summertime comes, the heat certainly rises. Many of us enjoy the type of weather that screams “beach day!” However, there are many others who aren’t so fond of rising temperatures. Older adults are more susceptible to suffering from heat…

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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, “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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