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How to Approach Bathing and Toilet Privacy Issues

How to Approach Bathing and Toilet Privacy Issues

You are reluctant to do it; they are reluctant to do it. Since you're both on the same page, why is there a problem? The issue concerns assistance with bathing and toilet functions. The person you are caring for--a patient, a spouse, a mother, or
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Ensure a Comfortable Ride [Traveling with Seniors Part 3]

Ensure a Comfortable Ride [Traveling with Seniors Part 3]

Traveling often times means spending a lot of time in cramped automobile and airplane seats. This can cause your loved one to suffer neck and back pain or worsen the symptoms of arthritis and other conditions during your trip. In this third
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Top 4 Assistive Products for Mealtimes

Top 4 Assistive Products for Mealtimes

People who have difficulties feeding or drinking independently typically want to do so . As a caregiver, introducing adaptive dinnerware not only can you make your own job a bit easier, but you can give your patient or loved one a degree of
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MANAGING DYSPHAGIA IN RESIDENTS WITH DEMENTIA

MANAGING DYSPHAGIA IN RESIDENTS WITH DEMENTIA

SKILLED INTERVENTION FOR A COMMON—AND TROUBLING—DISORDER BY SUE CURFMAN, MA, CCC Source of article: Nursing Homes/Long Term Care Management Adapted with permission from an original article published at www.speechpathology.com. Research and
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Mobility Aids for Caregivers

Mobility Aids for Caregivers

Whether this is your spouse, parent, or patient, it's your job to get them to the doctor by 10:30. The person would rather do it by themselves--if they could. They want to; they are motivated. But they simply aren't physically able. So think of
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[Traveling with Seniors Part 2] Portable Transfer Aids for Room Mobility

[Traveling with Seniors Part 2] Portable Transfer Aids for Room Mobility

There’s nothing like your own room and your own bed. Dealing with cramped hotel rooms can be difficult for seniors because they lack the conveniences found at home. For the second installment of our Traveling with Seniors series, we’re going to
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