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3 important tips for caregivers of stroke victims - santa cruz ca

3 Important Tips for Caregivers of Stroke Victims

Stroke survivors are incredibly strong people. They live daily with debilitating limitations that present them with difficulties in completing tasks that were once considered easy. Naturally, stroke survivors often depend on the assistance of loved ones once they’ve returned home from the medical centers and rehab facilities where they were receiving care immediately after suffering…
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What are the safest bathing options for stroke victims - santa cruz ca

What Are the Safest Bathing Options for Stroke Victims?

As many stroke victims have already learned, a stroke can occur out of nowhere and without any warning. The debilitating results of a stroke, however, can have long-lasting effects that significantly change the lives of sufferers. Because a stroke involves a prevention of blood flow to the brain, the effects can be far-reaching throughout the…
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Presenting shower bay at the stroke and disability learning center - santa cruz ca

Presenting Shower Bay at the Stroke and Disability Learning Center

At Forward Day, we believe in offering solutions to those who may be under the impression that help is unavailable. We’re strong supporters of those who have mobility issues and face difficulties getting around and performing everyday tasks that most of us find easy to do. Bathing is one of those activities of daily living…
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Enjoying the benefits of safely showering without remodeling - santa cruz ca

Enjoying the Benefits of Safely Showering Without Remodeling

It’s simply a part of life. Aging, that is. No one is immune to it. And, in fact, the luckiest among us age the furthest. However, it goes without saying that as we age, we tend to encounter greater challenges with strength and mobility. It’s not uncommon for the elderly to require mobility solutions such…
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Cost of Assisted Living vs Staying at Home

A recent article by Consumer Reports outlined the average cost of assisted living in the USA is $3,600/month. It details that pricing varies by state/facility and in some areas is up to $6,000/month and over $11,000/month for nursing home care. With these high prices it is no wonder why both seniors and their adult children…
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Many people take the relaxing routine of showering for granted, but for those with disabilities, taking a shower can be a difficult activity. A shower can become a daunting and dangerous ordeal for people with disabilities as well as the caregiver helping with the bathing routine. The bathroom is notoriously known for being the most dangerous…
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4 health situations that may call for a roll-in shower santa cruz ca

4 Health Situations That May Call for a Roll-In Shower

While the need for a roll-in shower may be more crucial for some patients than it is for others, roll-in shower units can come in handy for those that have suffered from either life-altering or temporary disabilities. From children to teens, and adults, here are 4 possible health situations for using a roll-in shower at…
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Patient Transfer Hints for Professionals and Caregivers

Calling all healthcare professionals. Have you thought about the way you teach a patient or caregivers to help with their activities of daily living? You are the shining star that families look to for guidance. Here is a great article that gives strategies for confident patient transfers. Some of the top tips are: -Know the patient.…
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Why a shower wheelchair is a good proof of sensitivity

Thinking for Others: Why a Shower Wheelchair is A Good Proof of Sensitivity

For a person who is healthy and well, using the shower is almost like a fleeting ordeal. You go in, take a bath, do your thing, and go out. It’s as easy as going in and out of a door. Thing is, not everybody is as healthy and able as the rest of us. That’s…
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Shower wheel chair - santa cruz ca

What is a Shower Wheelchair?

Convenience and safety during your activities of daily living become major considerations when you or your loved one experience mobility issues. While bathing is an activity usually thought of as relaxing, it may become dreaded due to the risk of a fall. The bathroom is the area of the home most prone to an accident, especially for the elderly. The wet…
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Assistive Technology Blog features Shower Bay – Sept 2012

Follow the link for the full article: ——- One constant problem that wheelchair users face is the difficulty in maneuvering their wheelchairs in bathrooms to take a shower. This ultimately results in expensive home renovations. To counter this problem, Russell Simpkins of Forward Day, LLC, and his sister have come up with an extremely innovative…
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Shower Bay featured in the Santa Cruz Sentinel

See article here or read below: SANTA CRUZ – When Alanna Harvey worked as a caregiver, she noticed the financial and physical demands required for elders and people in wheelchairs to take a shower. “I was going into people’s homes, and I was seeing that taking showers was a big part of hiring a caretaker,”…
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Shower Bay Has Arrived!

Forward Day LLC announces debut of Shower Bay Santa Cruz, CA June, 2012- Forward Day LLC, an emerging new creator of innovative home health care products, announces the release of their premier product Shower Bay. A portable shower designed for wheelchair users, Shower Bay can quickly be assembled in any room of the home with…
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