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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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Old Man in bathroom

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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Shower Wheelchair

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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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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