Best Mobility Scooters 2021 UK

Best mobility scooter for parents

Searching for a mobility scooter can be such a daunting task. There are so many factors to consider, you will only want to make this large financial outlay once. At what speeds do they travel, are they safe, do you need insurance and safety equipment, are they simple to operate, how long will the battery … Read more

Best Rollator Walkers for Seniors 2021

Days four wheel green walker mobility aid

My mum struggled with keeping her balance when navigating her way around the house and was reluctant to go anywhere in public for fear of falling. After doing some research I figured out that walking frame with wheels (also called a Rollator) would be perfect to use in and out of the house to help … Read more

Best Massage Chair for 2021

Best Massage Chair

Finding the best massage chair can be a confusing and overwhelming experience. There are many types to choose from, all of which we cover in this in-depth guide. A massage chair was once an untouchable luxury purchase – too expensive for most people. The great news it that the price of massage chairs has fallen … Read more

Incontinence Aids for the Elderly

There are many reasons why getting to the toilet may not be as easy as it used to be. There is no need for embarrassment, several products are available to make something that some people take for granted, as easy as possible. Whether your mobility has decreased and you can’t always make it to the … Read more

How often should an elderly person bathe?

How often to elderly people need to bathe?

Bathing is a common difficulty for elderly people, limited mobility and fear of falling can mean that they will do almost anything to avoid having a bath. For caregivers, it can be concerning whether the elderly person in their care is bathing frequently enough. So how often do elderly people need to bathe? The good … Read more

Help Getting in and out of the Bath.

Drive DeVilbiss Healthcare Bellavita Lightweight Reclining Bath Lift with White Covers

Elderly people and the disabled often need help getting in and out of the bath. Even with someone there to assist it isn’t the easiest thing to do. If they have managed to have a soak in the bath, the next issue is getting out safely. Frail legs and arms might struggle to take the … Read more

Why do old people sleep so much?

why do old people sleep so much

Picture a group of older people in a Care Home. Like me, have you got an image in your head of a dozen people all sat around a loud television and 11 of them are fast asleep? It seems that the older you get, the more naps you might need. My mum could have 4 … Read more

How long does a total knee replacement last?

total knee replacement

A partial knee replacement is far more likely to require further work at some point in the future when compared to a total knee replacement. Approximiately 10% of people who have had a partial knee replacement will require further work on the knee within a period of 10 years. If you have had a total … Read more

Why do Old People Shake?

why do old people shake

Shaking hands is common in the elderly, the older you get, the more likely it is that shaking will develop. The biggest problem with shaking is that when it starts to occur, your mind will jump to the worst case scenario. How often have you had a minor problem, googled it and then been presented … Read more

Why do old people fall?

Helping to prevent old people falling

When an elderly parent calls you in a panic to say they have had a fall, you can’t help but think the worst. Having experienced this, I did a lot of research to find out why do old people fall and what can be done to prevent it from happening.   Essentially, the primary reason … Read more