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Differences Between The FreedomWand, Bottom Buddy, and Self Wipe

Differences Between The FreedomWand, Bottom Buddy, and Self Wipe

 

A person’s mobility and range of motion can decrease with age; there are many assistive devices or independent living aids (ADLs) such as canes, crutches, and toilet assisted items that can be used to increase person’s activity, independence, and quality of life. However, an assistive device to “finish the job” for toileting is rarely discussed.

5 Exercise Trends for Seniors

5 Exercise Trends for Seniors

TV and movies might like to make it look like senior fitness is all jazzercise and stability balls, but the truth is exercise programs for older adults are taking off right now. More variety, greater accessibility....
8 Ways Seniors Can Strengthen Their Balance

8 Ways Seniors Can Strengthen Their Balance

One crucial component of aging gracefully (and safely) is balance. Not only does a keen sense of balance work in tandem with your own coordination and flexibility to prevent falls, but it helps you feel ....
5 Bedsore Myths (Debunked!)

5 Bedsore Myths (Debunked!)

Developing a bedsore (or pressure ulcer) poses significant challenges for patient and caregiver - not only does it cause pain and affect day to day living, but bedsores are at high risk for infection and require ....
7 Reasons To Consider Assisted Living Over Aging In Place

7 Reasons To Consider Assisted Living Over Aging In Place

Due to the attachment to the home, it can represent an extension of an individual’s identity, thus “home” can be more than just a place of residence. As people age, the “home” becomes a reminder of multiple....
Types of Spinal Cord Injuries [Infographic]

Types of Spinal Cord Injuries [Infographic]

The design of the spinal cord is a combination of strong bones, flexible ligaments and tendons, large muscles, and sensitive nerves. Damaging the spinal cord can result in either temporary or permanent loss....
Challenges Of Personal Hygiene Care After Spinal Surgery

Challenges Of Personal Hygiene Care After Spinal Surgery

Personal hygiene may be described as the principle of maintaining cleanliness and grooming of the external body such as toileting, shaving, bathing, and ointment application....