Body odor – it’s a touchy subject, especially when it comes to the scents associated with older people. Your body odor can change throughout your life cycle. Different stages of life come with its distinct scent. Think of a newborn baby, they have that fresh scent. Again a teenage boy also has a distinct scent … Read moreWhat We Need to Know about “Old-People Smell”?
As people age, society may take on some assumptions about them. Many in society view aging as a dreaded time of life. Although there is substantive evidence about many contributions that the elderly people make to their societies, there exist pervasive misconceptions, negative attitudes, and assumptions about the older people. These limit older people’s freedom … Read more23 Myths about Aging
Knee pain sucks! You would know this if you suffer from arthritis or have ever had to endure a night of painful knees. That pain can leave you miserable for days. Even though you have an option of seeking health care treatment from a physiotherapist or a chiropractor, a knee massager is the best alternative … Read more7 Best Knee Massagers for Pain Relief (Arthritis, Meniscus, etc.) 2020
Thanks to patient lifts and transport slings, patients and caregivers have a more efficient and comfortable means of transport. These mobility aids make the transfer of a patient from a bed, bath, wheelchair or chair very effortless for the caregiver and less strenuous for the patient. Isn’t it wonderful what innovation can do? Jump straight … Read more10 Best Patient Lift and Transport Slings 2020
The foot is one of the most overworked parts of your body yet, for most people, the most underappreciated. When was the last time you did a pedicure? Oh, wait, that is too much to ask for. When was the last time you took at least 10 minutes to scrub and thoroughly wash your feet? … Read more7 Best Leg and Foot Massagers for Circulation 2020
If you recently had a foot or leg surgery, injury or feel pain when using your leg due to complications, you certainly need a knee walker. A knee walker is a mobility aid that allows you to ride on one leg with your injured knee rested. Knee walkers, also known as knee scooters, knee caddy, knee … Read more7 Best Knee Walkers (Scooters) 2020
“My mum, 72 years old now, had a pretty active social and physical life. She was always up and down with one activity after the other. I can’t quite tell what my mum’s hobby was because there was a hobby for each season of her life. Pretty much, she was an active lady and thanks … Read moreHow to Motivate Seniors to Stay Involved?
Transport wheelchairs are an essential part of most people living with disabilities. They effectively aid them in mobility than crutches would. These wheelchairs have been around for decades and with each year comes a new model with superior and improved features. A newer and super convenient transport wheelchair currently, is the lightweight type. What makes … Read more8 Best Lightweight Transport Wheelchairs 2020
For the aged population, injured or recovering individuals and those with physical mobility-related limitations, the commode with wheels comes as a much-needed mobility aid. While these people may still need supervision, this aid gives them some independence and freedom to move about. A commode is specifically designed to assist those that can’t get themselves to … Read more7 Best Shower Commode Chairs 2019
Its no doubt special needs individuals benefit a great deal from bath aids like shower transfer benches, shower chairs, bath stools, commodes, and wall mounted shower seats. The latter comes with immense benefits. Shower seats (wall-mounted) are great space savers. They are not exactly mobile but the fact that they are harnessed firmly to the wall … Read more8 Best Wall-mounted Shower Seats for the Elderly 2019