How To Lift An Elderly Person Off The Floor

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A fall is a fall, and you can’t predict it. But what you can do is to prepare yourself to face such incidents and to act right. What’s more threatening is that a fall in the case of an elderly person can cause severe injuries or even death. According to medical research, an elderly person … Read more

Different Types Of Elder Abuse And How To Avoid It?

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Elder abuse is an intentional act caused by someone that the elderly person trusts, leading to harm to the senior citizen. It is usually caused by either a family member or a caregiver of the senior. This kind of mistreatment is prevalent across the world, but it is something that is not often reported, mainly … Read more

6 Breathing Exercises For COPD That Actually Help

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD, has several unpleasant side effects. One of the most common is shortness of breath, and it can hit you at any time.  If your doctor is recommending a pulmonary rehabilitation program to help manage your disease, you may also want to incorporate these six at-home breathing exercises for COPD … Read more

Physical Restraints for the Elderly: Should They Be Used?

Using physical restraints for elderly patients is fairly common, even in non-psychiatric care facilities. When used properly restraints provide protection for the patient and staff, but it has become a controversial issue as to whether or not they should be used. Reasons Why Restraints Are Used Some of the time restraints are used in nursing … Read more

How To Adjust And Lock Rollator Brakes?

How To Adjust And Lock Rollator Brakes

Rollators are useful medical equipment that helps people with mild mobility issues for transporting them from one place to another. Compared to traditional wheelchairs or walkers, rollators are lightweight and so they move easily without requiring a lot of force. However, since rollators are easily movable, they can get dangerous for seniors. When they sit … Read more

Summer Safety Tips for Seniors

Summer Safety Tips for Seniors

Summer is a season filled with fun and enjoyment. Picnics, barbecue parties, road trips- there are so many fun outdoor activities to enjoy that you can’t in the winter. It’s a season that, despite giving warmth, brings bliss into your family. But there are dangers as well that need to be taken care of, especially … Read more