Category: Home Aids

Best commode chairs for seniors & the disabled

Best Commode Chairs for Seniors & the Disabled

Many people with mobility impairments and disabilities are hampered by the fact that they need the bathroom in the middle of the night. They are worried that they will have to struggle to reach the bathroom, in pain, or even fall on the way.

For many who have mobility issues, they want to maintain their safety, independence, and dignity over everything and not have to rely on a caregiver or loved one for assistance when going to the toilet.

This is why a portable commode, whether in their bedroom or living room, can make going to the toilet easier and safer for those who are unable or may struggle to do so.

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Best automatic pill dispenser for Seniors
Medication Management

Best Automatic Pill Dispensers for Seniors

With so much going on with people’s lives today they tend to forget one of the most important tasks they must do, taking their daily medication on time.

Automated pill dispensers can prove an effective device that can assist patients in taking their medication on time, in the correct doses.

In this article, we will cover what to look out for when choosing a smart pill dispenser. We will also review some of the best automated pill dispensers that can help with your medication management allowing you to have peace of mind and have one less worry.

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Best bathroom grab bars for senioirs

Best Bathtub Grab Bars for Seniors

To be able to enjoy a relaxing soak in the bathtub to relieve aching bones and muscles is a joy. For the elderly or for those with impaired mobility, it can sometimes only be a dream. They fear they will slip and cause themselves injury, or worse, not be able to get in or out of the bathtub at all.

The answer to these concerns are bathtub grab bars. These can be installed in the bathroom and in the bathtub and they can assist with tub transfers, allowing users to get into and out of the tub more easily as well as helping to reduce the risk of slips and falls.

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Best stand assist chair aids for seniors
Living Room

Best Stand Assist Seat Aids for Impaired Mobility

People with impaired mobility are always looking for aids that will help them be more independent in their day to day lives.

To be able to sit and stand without relying on others for help when they are frail, and frightened of falls, can be so helpful in their lives. This is why stand assist seat aids are so important. These simple but effective assistive aids can make sit to stand transfers easier and safer for users with reduced mobility.

With the wide variety of sit to stand aids on the market, it can be a challenge knowing which one will be the most effective for your particular needs.

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Best bed grab rails for seniors

Best Bed Grab Rails for Seniors

For many carers, the fear of having an elderly or infirm patient failing out of their bed, while they are not present, is a nightmare. They are looking for a secure way also, to get the person, who may have impaired mobility, in and out of bed. In these situations, this may prove to be a real challenge.

Falls can be dangerous, in particular for the elderly. This is why bed grab rails can be the answer to these problems and they can even help the user to be more independent without having to rely on a caregiver.

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Bed alarms for the elderly for fall prevention and anti-wandering

Best Bed Alarms for Preventing Falls

Carergivers, more than anyone, really need a good nights sleeps. If however, they are constantly worried at night that a senior who needs round the clock assistance, might get out of their bed, become disoriented, fall, or even wander off, this can become a terrible worry and lead to many restless nights.

A bed alarm can be the answer to many a carers concerns. These devices can assist in monitoring the patient remotely. This allows the caregiver to be notified once the patient attempts to get out of bed. With this device the carer is able to be active before a serious injury occurs.

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Bath lifts for seniors

Best Bath Lifts for Seniors

For people who suffer with aching joints, the wonderful pleasure of being able to sooth away their pain in a warm bath, is so enjoyable.

For people like me however, who have had a knee and hip replacement, or for anyone that have undergone a recent operation, or those who suffer with arthritis, the longing for a relaxing bath is fought with anxiety. Nobody likes to ask for help in getting in and out of a bath, it takes away their dignity.

In this article, we will cover the different types of bath lifts that are available, the factors to consider when choosing one. Finally, we will cover some of the best bath lifts that are currently available to suit a range of different needs.

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Best handling moving aids
Moving Handling

Best Moving and Handling Aids for Impaired Mobility

If you care for someone with impaired mobility, you will no doubt find that trying to help move or lift a user can prove a real challenge. Not only can it put unnecessary strain on the carer’s back, but it can also be unsafe for both yourself and the person you care for and it can result in injuries.

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Best Shower Chair for Seniors

Best Shower Chairs for Seniors

The one thing that users with impaired mobility dread, is falling while taking a shower or bath. When their wish it to stay independent during their hygiene routine, to fall and be injured, is their worst nightmare. Being able to shower independently when you have a disability that affects your mobility, can prove a real struggle, and if you’re unsteady on your feet, it can also increase the risk of falls.

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Best Rise Recliner for Seniors
Living Room

Best Power Lift Recliners for Seniors

Being able to unwind on a comfortable chair after a long day on your feet is one of life’s pleasures. If however you suffer with impaired mobility, or you’re unsteady on your feet, trying to get in and out of a regular couch or chair can prove challenging, uncomfortable and it can be a painful experience.

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