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Portable indoor showers the safest solutions for seniors

What Makes Portable Indoor Showers the Safest Solutions for Seniors?

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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What should you look for when buying a shower wheelchair?

What Should You Look for When Buying a Shower Wheelchair?

What Is a Shower Wheelchair? Much like its name suggests, a shower wheelchair is a wheelchair that is designed for individuals with mobility issues and who require a means of getting in and out of the shower safely. Generally, wheelchairs are designed for those with mobility limitations to transport around their homes and communities. However,…
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How to care for a loved one with dementia

How To Care For A Loved One With Dementia

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

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

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

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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Offering care to the elderly

Friendly Reminders About Offering Care to the Elderly

It isn’t easy to be a caregiver to an elderly person. It takes a special individual to devote his/her time and energy to the well-being of a loved one. Of course, most caregivers would simply refer to their responsibilities as something they “have to do”. They don’t even think about it. That makes them awesome…
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4 wonderful health benefits of bathing for seniors

4 Wonderful Health Benefits Of Bathing For Seniors

Sensibly, most of us associate bathing with our need to look and feel clean. It goes without saying that it feels good to exit a warm shower or bath, knowing that we are at our absolute freshest. However, there are many benefits to bathing that far exceed how great we smell once we’re finished. Bathing…
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How battling memory loss improved hygiene

How Battling Memory Loss Can Lead To Improved Hygiene

Over 6 million Americans live with Alzheimer’s or other dementias. With approximately 44 million sufferers worldwide, the disease most greatly associated with memory loss is a global issue. In many cases, memory loss is a top reason why seniors will refuse to bathe. Simply forgetting to get into the shower is a common factor in…
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Advantages of working with a family-owned business

What Are The Advantages Of Working With A Family-Owned Business?

Forward Day LLC is a true family business. It was founded by the Simpkins siblings from Santa Cruz, California. While working in the home healthcare industry, the brother and sister team noticed that the main reason families were seeking help taking care of their loved ones at home was due to bathing complications. Bathing can…
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Resolving happy healthy new year

Resolving to Have a Happy and Healthy New Year

On behalf of everyone at Forward Day, we hope you had an absolutely wonderful holiday season! No matter how you chose to celebrate (and even if you didn’t celebrate), we sincerely hope you were able to take advantage of the holiday by making new fond memories with the ones you love. Our team would also…
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3 reasons to gift your loved one with shower bay this christmas

3 Reasons To Gift Your Loved One With Shower Bay This Christmas

The holiday season is practically here! With Christmas just around the corner, you’re surely gearing up for a wonderful time with your loved ones. On behalf of everyone at Forward Day, we wish you a very happy holiday season! Will you be celebrating with elderly loved ones or family members with mobility issues? If so,…
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Proper wheelchair use safety measure

Ensuring Proper Wheelchair Use Is A Vital Safety Measure

Wheelchairs are among the most popular mobility solutions on the market. They’ve been around for centuries – and with good reason. These fantastic mobility devices have a long-standing track record for safety. However, it must be noted that a wheelchair can only be as safe as the way it is used. Make Use of The…
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Caring for older adults with confidence

Caring For Older Adults With Confidence

As we all know, the older we get, the greater our physical limitations. As well, seniors often contend with mental and emotional issues that exacerbate fatigue and stress. So what can you do to ease both the physical and emotional hardships your elderly loved one endures as a caregiver? Needless to say, caring for older…
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Helping your elderly loved one bathe regularly

Helping Your Elderly Loved One To Bathe On A Regular Basis

Older adults don’t always wish to bathe on a daily basis. The reasons are many and not hard to understand. Seniors who contend with mobility issues often feel that the efforts required to keep clean are just too much to bear. In addition, elderly people who have cognitive impairments may simply forget when they last…
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