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Senior Safety in 2019

Making 2019 The Year Of Senior Safety In Your Home

On behalf of the entire Forward Day team, we’d like to offer you our sincere well-wishes for the New Year. Here’s hoping that 2019 is your happiest year to date! In our experience, we know that what makes most people happy is simply the safety and well-being of their families. At Forward Day, we take…
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Senior Safety During Holidays

Stepping Up Senior Safety During The Holidays

With the holiday season here, it’s easy to get wrapped up in all of the excitement. Most Americans are spending more time in the malls, these days, shopping for gifts for loved ones. They’re also fully immersed in the annual tradition of decorating their homes. And while these activities are fun ways to celebrate the…
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Shower Bay as Holiday Gift

Why Shower Bay Makes The Perfect Holiday Gift?

The holiday season is practically here! On behalf of the entire Forward Day team, we’d like to wish each and everyone one of you a very joyous holiday season! Of course, our team is well aware that when you live with elderly loved ones or family members with mobility issues, some extra special attention needs…
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Prevent Slips and Falls in the Bathroom

Taking On The Tough Task Of Preventing Slips And Falls In The Bathroom

The bathroom is a slippery place. Between its slick tile floors and smooth bathtub surfaces, bathrooms are places where slipping and falling is common. As well, the presence of water only makes people more susceptible to taking tumbles. This is especially true for seniors – many of whom experience diminished strength and balance. Needless to…
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Best Holiday Gifts for Seniors

What Are The Best Holiday Gifts To Give To Seniors?

Can you believe that time of year is so near? Here we are, embarking on yet another holiday season! Even though it should come as no surprise, considering that it is an annual event, the holiday season seems to have crept up on us pretty quickly, hasn’t it? Well, we’re not complaining. Who doesn’t love…
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Encourage Elderly Loved Ones to Bathe - Portable Shower Bay

How To Encourage Your Elderly Loved One To Bathe

Many senior citizens choose not to bathe on a daily basis. And while this may not be the biggest problem in the world, it can become an issue when there is an outright refusal to bathe at all. For many elderly individuals, the act of bathing is less about getting clean and more about avoiding…
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The Importance Of Personal Hygiene For Seniors

The Importance Of Personal Hygiene For Seniors

Personal hygiene is important for people of all ages. Most of us don’t need to be reminded that without regular cleansing, we leave our bodies susceptible to not just smelling bad, but feeling poorly. Naturally, there are numerous bacteria that can develop from improper washing, and these can lead to severe illnesses. This is especially…
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How Shower Bay Takes The Pain Out Of Cleaning

How Shower Bay Takes The Pain Out Of Cleaning

The act of cleaning the house isn’t particularly fun. For most of us, it’s a chore we’d rather do without. However, we all want clean homes. So, cleaning is pretty much a regular necessity. The fact of the matter is that cleaning the house is often strenuous work. And for those who suffer from mobility…
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The Art Of Making The Bathing Process Comfortable For The Elderly

The Art Of Making The Bathing Process Comfortable For The Elderly

Bathing is a necessity for all of us. But when we enter our elderly years, the formerly easy daily routine can become a cumbersome chore. Naturally, we tend to lose strength and balance as we age. As a result, many seniors fear they will injure themselves in the shower by slipping and falling. It’s well…
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Helping Seniors With Their Personal Hygiene

Helping Seniors With Their Personal Hygiene

It’s such a touchy subject, isn’t it? Discussing with your elderly loved one the need to maintain personal hygiene can sometimes because of his/her discomfort and embarrassment. Naturally, as we age, we lose some strength and balance and, as a result, performing seemingly easy everyday tasks can be difficult. For many elderly people, a lack…
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Portable Showers

The Advantages Of Shower Bay Over A Walk-In Tub

Many seniors have fears about bathing. Because so many elderly individuals often battle with diminished strength and balance, they often fear to slip and falling while in the bathtub. As a result, a lot of senior citizens refuse to bathe. Naturally, this isn’t a healthful practice. Quite obviously, it’s important to maintain personal hygiene. However,…
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how often should seniors bathe

How Often Should Seniors Bathe?

Here’s the truth: The question posed by the title of this week’s blog can be a tough one to answer because it all depends on the senior. Contrary to popular belief, bathing isn’t totally necessary every day. However, it does depend on what one does in a day that will determine whether or not bathing…
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The Secret To Making Elderly Loved Ones Happy

Communicating: The Secret To Making Elderly Loved Ones Happy

For most caregivers, a strong focus is placed on the physical well-being of their care recipients. Of course, this makes sense. Elderly individuals and people with mobility issues often require assistance with their everyday tasks. Such help is necessary in order to prevent injuries. However, it’s important to note that care recipients require emotional stability…
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dementia patients

How To Assist Someone With Dementia With Bathing

Dementia is a particularly serious condition because it causes memory loss and issues with cognitive function. It is well known as a progressive and neurodegenerative disease that affects the brain. While there are several forms of the disorder, Alzheimer’s disease is the most common. Caregivers of Dementia Patients Face Numerous Challenges. Their jobs don’t simply…
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Making Bathroom As A Safe Place As Possible

The Hassle Of Making Your Bathroom As Safe A Place As Possible

The bathroom has a bad reputation for being one of the least safe rooms in the household. It’s hard to deny, however, that the bathroom is known for its slippery surfaces. Add the presence of water, which is obviously necessary there, and you have a room where slips and falls are imminent. Unfortunately, statistics don’t…
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