Falls and their prevention are a major concern for those who serve as caregivers to the elderly, physically disabled, and those with limited mobility. This concern also extends to the care recipients, often resulting in fear of being alone or in performing activities independently.
Fall prevention is something we know we should put into practice, but sometimes it is emotionally difficult to accept that falling is actually a risk to us in the first place.
Having the right gadgets on hand can help caregivers to support the patient to be more independent. Read for gadgets that help promote self-reliance.
Caregiving can be taxing physically, emotionally, and mentally. We have found some tools to help make it easier. Read to find out more about them.
Autumn brings with it a new challenge for caregivers of seniors -- that of providing extra comfort. Read for ways to give extra cold weather TLC.