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The Art Of Making Bathing More Enjoyable For Seniors

The Art Of Making Bathing More Enjoyable For Seniors

Most people take the act of bathing for granted. It’s something they do daily with ease. Many enjoy the feeling of taking a hot shower. In fact, they stay underneath the water for far longer than necessary simply because they relish the comfort of running water. For many other people, however, bathing is a chore.…
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3 Ways to Help Seniors Overcome Their Fear of Falling

3 Ways to Help Seniors Overcome Their Fear of Falling

A fear of falling is something that inhibits an older person’s peace of mind each day. “A study from Boston University estimates that the fear of falling impacts 26 to 55 percent of older adults,” reveals Philips.com, “Because the fear of falling is such a significant factor in older adults’ fall risk, addressing it directly…
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Ensuring Your Safety While Sitting In A Wheelchair

Ensuring Your Safety While Sitting In A Wheelchair

We’re all well aware of the purpose of a wheelchair. For individuals with mobility issues, wheelchairs provide safe travel from one spot to another. Wheelchairs are especially useful for those who have diminished senses of balance and strength. If walking is painful or simply unsafe, it’s wise to utilize these excellent mobility solutions. However, wheelchairs…
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The Importance Of Healthy Skin For Seniors

Practicing good skincare is a year-round responsibility. No matter your age, it’s important to practice good skincare tips in order to both prevent disease and maintain your youthfulness. This is especially true, here in California, where our summers are arguably the hottest in the country. Make no mistake about sunscreen is a must! Skin cancer…
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Helping Seniors To Maintain Their Independence And Dignity

Helping Seniors To Maintain Their Independence And Dignity

Most people are under the impression that the toughest challenge faced by their elderly loved ones is their mobility issues. Sure, it can be difficult to contend with limited mobility, decreased balance and diminishing strength. However, for most seniors, it isn’t the physical limitations that represent their biggest problems – it’s the loss of independence…
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3 Keys To Helping Seniors Get Good Night Sleeps

3 Keys To Helping Seniors Get Good Night Sleeps

Getting a good night’s sleep is important for everybody. But it’s especially important for senior citizens who have more things keeping them from sleeping than most of the rest of us. Between the aches and pains that come with aging, they need to get up to go the bathroom several times a night and the…
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Prevent Slips and Falls In The Bathroom

Working To Prevent Slips And Falls In The Bathroom

The bathroom can be a dangerous place. When you combine its already-slippery surfaces with the constant presence of water, it’s practically designed to have people slip and fall. Of course, bathrooms aren’t meant to be hazards. However, for both the elderly and those who suffer from mobility issues, a slip and fall in the bathroom…
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Is Your Elderly Loved One Refusing To Bathe?

If you’ve answered “yes” to the question posed by today’s blog, fear not – you’re not alone. Caregivers all over North America are finding it difficult to get the older adults in their lives to bathe more often than they do. You may have become frustrated by this situation, and that’s understandable. But, keep in…
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How to Help Seniors Deal With Anxiety-1

How To Help Seniors Deal With Anxiety?

Do you have an elderly loved one in your life who regularly deals with bouts of anxiety and depression? If so, you’re not alone. It’s not at all uncommon for older adults to cope with emotional struggles. After all, there is an understanding that they are experiencing their later years in life and, in many…
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The Impact of Poor Hygiene on the Elderly

The Impact Of Poor Hygiene On The Elderly

Poor hygiene can impact a person’s life negatively in many ways. There is a widespread social stigma attached to producing foul odors, wearing unclean clothes and having stained teeth, unkempt hair and dirty fingernails. However, the problems associated with poor hygiene extend far beyond unfavorable opinions. There Are Health Implications For Not Having Good Personal…
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Wheelchair Safety

The Importance Of Practicing Wheelchair Safety And Maintenance

Wheelchairs are among the most popular mobility solutions for people of all ages. For those who have endured injuries and illnesses that have inhibited their ability to walk safely, either a manual or power wheelchair is generally chosen to assist with mobility. While wheelchairs provide safe and comfortable transport between short distances, users should always…
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3 Important Ingredients Of A High-Quality Shower Wheelchair

Mobility issues should never impede a person from carrying out his/her regular daily routines. At Forward Day, we’re especially mindful of the importance of regular bathing and sympathize with those who may find it more difficult than the rest of us. Our Shower Bay portable showers are designed with wheelchair users in mind. In most…
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Make Showering Safer For Seniors

4 Ways To Make Showering Safer For Seniors

As is widely known, slips and falls count for a great deal of hospitalizations among seniors in the United States. Naturally, it’s important for homes where seniors live to be safeguarded in order to protect them from injuries as best as possible. This is especially important in the bathroom, which is notorious for its slippery…
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How Walk-In Tubs May Leave You Out In The Cold

How Walk-In Tubs May Leave You Out In The Cold

For caregivers of elderly people and those with mobility issues, the need to come up with safety solutions is a constant one. And, it should probably go without saying that maintaining safety in the bathroom is of paramount importance. In past blogs, we’ve regularly highlighted the importance of bathroom safety considering how slippery the surfaces…
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Assisting Seniors with their Goals

Assisting Seniors With Their 2019 Goals

You are never too old to set new goals. And making New Year’s Resolutions is certainly not an activity exclusive to young people. With 2019 now in full swing, it’s the ideal time for seniors to set some things in motion for a happier, healthier and more prosperous new year. As you are surely aware,…
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