5 Best Exercise Bikes for Seniors

Best Exercise Bikes for Seniors
Updated on November 29, 2018

For ages, cycling has and continues to be one of the most effective exercises for muscle and bone strengthening, improving cardiovascular health, enhancing joint mobility and overall body coordination. Cycling outdoor could have been easy and very much achievable during one’s youth but it certainly isn’t in the golden years. Beyond age 60 people tend … Read more5 Best Exercise Bikes for Seniors

10 Best Reclining Shower Chairs with Wheels

Reclining Shower Chairs with Wheels
Updated on November 23, 2018

Being bedridden and having life revolve around the bed, even during bathing and toileting, is an awful experience that some have to contend with in their golden years, when injured, or if they are suffering from terminal conditions like Parkinson’s disease, paralysis, or other disabilities. In such situations, the dire need to be mobile makes … Read more10 Best Reclining Shower Chairs with Wheels

Tai Chi for Seniors

Tai Chi for Seniors
Updated on November 23, 2018

Tai Chi also commonly referred to as ‘meditation in motion’ is a form of martial art first used in ancient China as a way of self-defense.  Chi is a Chinese word meaning life force or life energy so typically, tai chi is an exercise meant to make positive energy flow through someone. This exercise involves … Read moreTai Chi for Seniors

6 Best Swimming Pool Lifts for Elderly and Disabled

Swimming Pool Lifts for Elderly and Disabled
Updated on November 23, 2018

Swimming pool lifts are a valuable investment in the lives of the disabled, the elderly, or people with limited mobility. This is because they enable the elderly and the disabled access to swimming pools and spas, same as others. It is also a great option for those intending to engage in aquatic therapy from the … Read more6 Best Swimming Pool Lifts for Elderly and Disabled

How to Talk to Someone with Alzheimer’s or Dementia

How to Talk to Someone with Alzheimer’s or Dementia
Updated on September 16, 2018

The National Institute of Health estimates that over 5 million people in the U.S are affected by Alzheimer’s disease. In a different study by the National Institute of Aging, Alzheimer’s has been confirmed to be the sixth most fatal illness in America with women being more susceptible to the disease compared to their male counterparts. … Read moreHow to Talk to Someone with Alzheimer’s or Dementia

6 Best Shower Gurney Beds for Elderly and Disabled

Best Shower Gurney Beds for Elderly and Disabled
Updated on September 16, 2018

Gurneys have often been considered to be mobility aids used in healthcare institutions. Today the functionality of gurneys extends to home use to move patients who require medical care. The standard gurney comes with an adjustable height, wheels, head or leg rest to offer optimal comfort making it a very convenient mobility aid around the … Read more6 Best Shower Gurney Beds for Elderly and Disabled

How to Deal With Stubborn Aging Parents?

How to Deal With Stubborn Aging Parents?
Updated on August 28, 2018

A study conducted by Penn State University, the New Jersey Institute for Successful Aging, and Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine revealed that 77% of grown-up children indicated that their aging parents were not cooperative when it came to taking advice or getting assistance with the challenges they faced. This led to caregivers feeling like … Read moreHow to Deal With Stubborn Aging Parents?

Diarrhea in Elderly People

Diarrhea in Elderly People
Updated on August 28, 2018

According to Oxford Academic, 10-30% of the elderly patients with diarrhea also tested positive for Microscopic Colitis (MC). MC is an inflammation of the colon and has commonly been linked to diarrhea among seniors. Besides MC, Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD), a chronic inflammation of the gastrointestinal, is the next common cause of loose stools among … Read moreDiarrhea in Elderly People