What are Raised Toilet Seats and Their Benefits?

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Statistics show that one in three home-bound persons over 65 will experience at least one fall annually, with roughly half experiencing more frequent falls.[1] The surprising frequency of falls for those in this age bracket means that it is important to make your home more mobility-friendly for seniors to prevent any falls …

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Infographic on the Different Types of Senior Living Options

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Older adults have different retirement situations, and if it is time to make a change in their living situation, picking from the available senior living options can be overwhelming. There are different options that range from aging in place at home to full-time care in nursing facilities. When you learn about the …

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Guide to Cutting Toenails When You Can’t Reach Your Feet

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Keeping your toenails trim and proper is extremely important. If you do not cut your nails regularly and allow them to grow, there may be several complications like ingrown nails, infections, etc. Therefore, you should aim to trim your toenails regularly. This task may seem simple enough. However, it is not so …

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Knife Options for Elderly People

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Living with or caring for the elderly requires being attentive on numerous fronts. You have to be careful about so many things. Older people often tend to lose their sense of direction or get confused quickly. Similarly, you might have your grandma at home who loves to cook food for everybody. On …

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Tips For Helping Seniors Open Cans and Jars

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A small but major problem among the senior population is opening jars and cans. Hence why “extra help” is invented for ease and to prevent unwanted accidents. On average, more than 54 million adults suffer from arthritis – a condition in which the joints swell and get stiff, resulting in a decreased …

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Tips for Keeping Your Tongue Moisturized

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Dry mouth usually occurs when your mouth is not producing enough saliva, and overall it can be extremely uncomfortable. There are many reasons because of why you may be experiencing dry mouth. Certain medications, infections, and dehydration are the most common causes, due to which you can experience a dry tongue or …

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Tips for Dealing with Constipation in seniors

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Constipation occurs when bowel movements are abnormal, and feces become difficult to pass through. It often occurs due to changes in diet or schedule or inadequate fiber intake. If your elderly has severe pain, blood clots, or constipation lasting more than three weeks, you should call the doctor.  It may emerge due …

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Ultimate Guide to Sensory Toys for seniors

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When people talk about the autism spectrum and sensory toys, they often think of kids. They forget that there are also adults who are facing the same issue. Adults with other types of neurodiversity, like sensory processing disorder and ADHD, can benefit a lot from sensory toys. Sensory toys are designed to …

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4 Great Exercises for Seniors

4 Great Exercises for Seniors

Aging may naturally cause certain physiological changes, such as loss of muscle mass but it’s actually a sedentary lifestyle that can make these conditions typically associated with aging even worse. Things like the decline in muscle function — which will lower one’s capacity in maintaining independence – is another issue that seniors …

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Tips for Dealing with Bedsores

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Are you worried about your bedridden elderly loved ones? Do you know the reasons that can cause bedsores to the immovable or unconscious person? We will discuss all the precautions and tips for dealing with bedsores. But wait! Let’s talk about the bedsores first. What is Bedsore? A bedsore is a medical …

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Ideas for Brain Games for Senior Citizens to Stay Mentally Sharp

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The more time we spend with our elders, the more we realize about their behavioural changes and how their gradual forgetfulness affects their daily lives. To not leave them alone in such tiring times, it’s best to play some mentally challenging games with them. They will help keep their minds sharp and …

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