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Mon, 18 Jul 2016 00:00:00 -0400When it comes to senior living in Whitehall or Lehigh Valley, then Saucon Valley Manor is the perfect choice. It provides exceptional level of care and services ideal to meet your variant specifications perfectly. You donat need to bother for elders while ensuring they are cared by fully experienced and specialized caregivers.
Sun, 24 Apr 2016 00:00:00 -0400Canes offer extra support in walking to many individuals. A cane is often used to help maximize an individual's balance while helping to maintain their physical mobility. There are a variety of canes available on the market today depending on the amount of support needed and other special requirements.
Wed, 28 Nov 2012 00:00:00 -0500For the last several weeks we have been discussing in depth sensory stimulation for people with Alzheimer's and Dementia. Today we took at the final of the five: Touch. Tactile Stimulation - anything touched and anything that touches us can be stimulating. Every solid object has texture, temperature, shape.
Thu, 22 Sep 2011 00:00:00 -0400When we found out my father had a stroke we were devastated. As the patriarch of our family he always provided support for all of us. How in the world are we going to be able to take care of him? Seeking out the right support was important for my mother and fathers needs. We needed to make sure the house was in order and accessible for his wheelchair and that he could be as independent as possible. This article is all about creating an independent life for a loved one who is in a wheelchair.
Thu, 22 Sep 2011 00:00:00 -0400It wasn't until two years ago that I realized how easily shattered mobility could be. Out on a family sledding trip my son decided he would fly down the sledding hill as I was walking up. When he hit my leg going full speed on a blow up tube I knew immediately that my leg would never be the same. When all was said and done I had pins and plates holding my ankle together and my fibula was trashed.
Tue, 20 Sep 2011 00:00:00 -0400A little while back my grandmother blacked out at a dinner with some friends. Lucky for us she was with some friends. She often eats out alone. When she came to she couldn't remember where she was or what happened. Although her friends tried to attend to her, none of them knew why she fainted. I though of how I would have panicked had I been there. We decided to invest in a medical alert system for her future. Understanding what a Medical Alert device offers is critical before purchasing. Its important to know the features and what each one offers.
Tue, 23 Aug 2011 00:00:00 -0400A reliable senior medical alert system can save a person's life. Many elderly loved-ones can be saved with a medical alert system. With the increasing age of baby-boomers, the need for medical care is becoming overwhelmingly important. In case of a medical emergency, a medical alert system may be the difference between life and death. Medical devices vary in sizes and services. The medical alert system will be as unique as the person who wears it. It may be worn as a necklace, bracelet, or pendent. With the simple push of a button, help can be summoned and medical attention can be addressed to a patient in need.
Fri, 13 May 2011 00:00:00 -0400Having difficulty with stairs is something that is much more common that a lot of us take the time to think about. For many people, it is actually quite tough to navigate stairs and they have to have some easier way to be able to get around, especially in homes that are two or more stories. This is why a chair for stairs can be such a huge help to people that struggle with this reality. By having one of these installed it is much easier to be able to get from one floor to the next safely and easily.
Mon, 20 Sep 2010 00:00:00 -0400For anyone who is looking for elderly home care services for a loved one, they are going to need to make sure that they take the time to consider all the top options. After all, there are hundreds of different elderly home health care companies out there to choose from that it can certainly be overwhelming.
Sun, 15 Aug 2010 00:00:00 -0400Elder Care is extremely essential, because you will find a great deal of old individuals living around San Francisco that are usually abandoned and they need adequate treatment from dedicated people. Some of the individuals are treated on a free basis as well, but a very little proportion is supplied free of charge. These people don't have any one to care for them, and they are extremely old to look after their own selves. For that purpose, it is important that adequate treatment solutions be supplied to these individuals for them to look correctly after themselves.
Thu, 05 Aug 2010 00:00:00 -0400As you enter the adult phase of your life you will be faced with new roles and responsibilities that will lead to both satisfactory experiences and challenges. One of these new roles may be that of caretaker for an elderly parent or grandparent which, for someone who may be starting their own family, is one that can simply seem overwhelming and confusing.
Wed, 23 Jun 2010 00:00:00 -0400Isn't it frustrating when you'll not be able to go outdoor simply because your wheelchair can not take you there? The issue with standard wheelchairs is that they will give up once you take them to places where the surfaces are tough like seashores and snow-covered roads. Thankfully, there are wheelchairs which are designed to resist even probably the most difficult terrains.
Wed, 09 Jun 2010 00:00:00 -0400The greater number of elderly Americans is making it more necessary that timely as well as suitable assistance is made available whenever it is needed. Health care and the elderly is therefore a matter that requires urgent and serious attention and matters are not made any easier when you realize that many people are not too well equipped or ready to provide proper health care to their aged parents or extended family members.
Wed, 26 May 2010 00:00:00 -0400Most people will not find it hard to associate dementia with old age though recent research shows that not every aging person will suffer from the same diseases as witnessed in the discoveries of other old age illnesses such as Parkinson's disease as well as Alzheimer's disease.
Fri, 23 Apr 2010 00:00:00 -0400Most modern electronic bidet manufacturers make two type of bidets by default - one that's operated with a remote control, and another that's operated with an attached control panel. But do you really need a remote control to go to the toilet?
Thu, 22 Apr 2010 00:00:00 -0400With the baby boomers set to retire, a new world of seniors online is beginning. Many people approaching their senior years, have extensive computer knowledge, gained through the work place. Already this demographic has started to search out and plan for their senior years.
Tue, 16 Mar 2010 00:00:00 -0400Are you getting older and just not as sure-footed as you used to be? Do you know someone who has had an injury or operation that is making their personal hygiene more difficult? Are you able to stand long enough to relax in a hot, steamy shower? If any of these situations sound familiar to you, a shower bench, shower stool, or shower chair will greatly improve the safety and enjoyment of your bath or shower.
Fri, 12 Mar 2010 00:00:00 -0500Quite a few questions present themselves once you or perhaps your loved ones begin to age and require further care compared with earlier. One major one is should we facilitate formal proper care or even informal proper care? Informal proper care may be thought of as care which is not being offered through a paid for caregiver, or even nonprofit group.
Tue, 26 Jan 2010 00:00:00 -0500When it comes to adjusting a home to fit the needs of someone bound to a wheelchair, there are a lot of things that must be taken into consideration. If your home is not a ranch and there is more then one floor, you may find that a lot of things out are to be out of the way for the person stranded in the chair.
Tue, 26 Jan 2010 00:00:00 -0500A folding wheelchair ramp is light weight and is easy to carry. In spite of the light weight, a portable single fold aluminum ramp is strong and durable. The ramp folds in the middle and has a handle with which you can conveniently carry it. When you unfold the wheelchair ramp, it becomes a 30-inch wide platform and is ideal for a wheelchair.
Sun, 17 Jan 2010 00:00:00 -0500You've probably seen or heard of wheelchair platform lifts that get wheelchair bound people in and out of vehicles but did you know that wheelchair platform lifts have other uses as well? You can use a wheelchair platform lift to raise yourself or raise your loved one to any height you need to go. So what would you use something like this for? There are many uses as people bound to wheelchairs cannot climb stairs or get around other obstacles like people who have full use of their legs can.
Sun, 17 Jan 2010 00:00:00 -0500A fold up wheelchair is used for a bed-ridden patient. It comprises mainly of a chair which has a back rest and the main body of the chair can be folded upward and downward. The chair has some frames at the back and the rear legs are attached and connected to the frame. The legs can be rotated to push the frame forward and backward.
Sun, 17 Jan 2010 00:00:00 -0500You've seen them parking in a handicapped space, then unloading their vehicle wheelchair lift from their vans. These vehicle wheelchair lifts are a simple and easy way to load and unload wheelchair bound people into and out of the car. These can be used with regular as well as motorized wheelchairs and they can be added to any vehicle. Or, you can get a portable vehicle wheelchair lift that you can use in your vehicle only when you really need it.
Sun, 17 Jan 2010 00:00:00 -0500If you require a wheelchair to get around or you live with someone who does, you may need to consider getting a wheelchair lift for vans installed in your vehicle. Wheelchair lifts for vans make life so much easier for those people who need a wheelchair to get around. If you don't have a van, you may want to consider getting one because wheelchairs can fit inside so much easier and the person in the wheelchair doesn't feel so cramped because there's all this extra space.
Sun, 17 Jan 2010 00:00:00 -0500When you're bound to a wheelchair, just doing something as simple as getting up the ramp to your front door step is a chore. Things can be made much easier, however, with the use of a home wheelchair lift. These vertical wheelchair lifts help the person get to a higher level than they're currently on. Just like a forklift lifts crates to a higher level, the vertical wheelchair lift works the same way.