|Improve the care and comfort you offer your senior loved ones.|
The following are some tools that can help improve the care and comfort you offer your senior loved ones:
Comfort aids- Cushioning us a great tool for improving senior comfort. Cushions can help protect sensitive skin from pressure sores. For the bedridden or immobile seniors cushioning is key. You can also find guards for elbow and heels, which will improve comfort and reduce injury.
Monitoring- Although many seniors resist using a monitoring system, monitoring is one of the best ways to help seniors remain independent, which providing peace of mind to their loved ones. Over 13 million seniors fall each year. A monitoring system can provide help and support and keep seniors safe.
Housekeeping- Using professional grade spill kits, deodorizers, germicidal wipes and odor neutralizers can help keep a senior’s home safe and sanitary, even if control of bodily functions is compromised.
Daily living aids- For many seniors, requiring help with daily living such as bathing and dressing is humiliating. A few tools that can make these daily living tasks easier and allow seniors to remain independent, can allow them dignity while lightening the load on the caregiver. Some daily living aids include reachers, bed rails, shoe horns, and more.
Bathroom safety aids- The bathroom can be a dangerous place for seniors as slips and falls are common. The shower is one of the highest risk areas. Providing seniors with bathroom safety aids like grab bars, bathing stools, and non-slip floors can increase independence.
Beside assistance- Many seniors find themselves spending more time in bed than not. This might be because of health or mobility issues. Regardless of the reason, caregivers should insure the bed is both safe and comfortable for those in their care. Bedrails, bedside organizers, and bed pads can help improve comfort an safety.
Body support- Many seniors undergo surgeries and healthcare. While recovering, they may need body support from girdles, wraps, and the like. Support and restraint products can help protect them, while also providing comfort.
Mobility aids- Mobility aids like walkers and canes can provide greater independence, while keeping seniors safe. You may
There are so many products available, and each situation is unique. The right tools can help make senior care easier, so look here for more great options and contact a product specialist at The CareGiver Partnership for help with product selection, ordering, and more. Call 800-985-1353 M-F 9-4 Central.
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About The CareGiver Partnership. The CareGiver Partnership helps caregivers and their loved ones with answers to their caregiving questions, including information about home health care products and supplies, from our Wisconsin-based team of Product Specialists who are all current or former caregivers. The company’s Web site provides the largest online library of resources on subjects most important to caregivers — from arthritis to assisted living, and Parkinson’s to prostate cancer — as well as access to more than 3,000 home care products for incontinence, skin care, mobility, home safety and daily living aids. The CareGiver Partnership was founded in 2004 by Lynn Wilson of Neenah, Wisc. Visithttp://www.caregiverpartnership.com to learn more or call 1-800-985-1353.