Category: Wellbeing

Best meal delivery services for seniors
Wellbeing

Best Meal Delivery Services for Seniors

Nothing is better than getting a healthy, delicious meal, to boost your energy levels. For many people with mobility impairments however, this can sometimes be only a dream, especially as cooking and going grocery shopping can prove immensely challenging. They want to be independent, but not have the stress of trying to put together meals, to set them up for the day.

This is why meal delivery services are the way to compromise and have stress free healthy and delicious food delivered directly to your door, without the need to leave home.

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Best adaptive clothing for disabilities
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Best Adaptive Clothing for the Disabled

Being self-sufficient when we have a disability, and being able to dress ourselves when we get up in the morning, and undress before we go to bed, is so satisfying.

Buttons and zippers can be so frustrating to manage, if we have joint pain, or suffer from cognitive impairments. For those who struggle with dressing themselves, the assistance of a caregiver may be required.

The problem has been simplified by the use of adaptive clothing.

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Lighting for seniors
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Lighting Tips for Improved Senior Living and Safety

Adequate lighting in a senior’s home, is vital for their safety. Without it, obstacles, steps, and dark hallways can be the cause of many dangerous accidents and falls around the home.

In this article, we will cover tips and advice on ways to improve lighting around the home to improve a senior’s life as well increase their safety allowing them to live independently for longer.

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Managing Pressure Sores
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How to Prevent and Manage Pressure Sores Effectively

For the bedbound, and for the infirm, pressure sores/ulcers can be an all too common problem. It is estimated that just in the US alone, $11 billion per year is spent on treating pressure sores.

Pressure sores can not only be extremely painful, but if left untreated, they can become infected and lead to a severe complications including in some cases amputation and death. While pressure sores commonly occur for users with decreased mobility, there are a number of ways in which they can be prevented or mitigated.

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Fall Prevention for Seniors
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How to Prevent and Deal with Falls for Seniors

For the elderly and for those suffering from impaired mobility, the thought of a fall at home is frightening. The thought of losing their independence due to broken bones, head injuries or a fractured hip can be extremely worrying.

Trips and falls can not only cause serious injuries but they can also impact someone’s emotional wellbeing and knock their confidence. Implementing proper fall prevention mechanisms at home can not only allow a senior to live safer but it can also help them to live more independently for longer.

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Smart Home Devices for Seniors
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Best Smart Home Devices for Seniors of 2020

While robots may have not taken over just yet, the use of smart technology in our homes certainly has. The smart home devices market is forecast to reach more than 53 billion U.S dollars by 2022. This figure is staggering although it may not be that surprising considering how useful these smart devices can prove around the home and how accessible they have become.

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Essential Apps For Seniors
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26 Essential Must-Have Mobile Apps for Seniors

It seems hard to believe, but not that long ago there were no smartphones. In the past 20 years however, the use of smartphones have become a widespread phenomenon. Once they were seen as a luxury, but now they have become a necessity and transformed our everyday life. Over 77% of the U.S. population now own a smartphone, this statistic is likely to increase further in the coming years.

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Hygiene Aids for Limited Mobility
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Best Personal Hygiene Aids for Users with Limited Mobility

Clipping your toenails, washing your hair, going to the toilet, bathing, are all tasks that we perform on a regular basis without even giving it a second thought. When you suffer with limited mobility however, these daily tasks can often prove problematic and it can impact on your personal hygiene regime.

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