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...
Best Rollator Walkers for Seniors 2019

Best Rollator Walkers for Seniors 2019

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...
Best Mobility Scooters 2019 UK

Best Mobility Scooters 2019 UK

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...
Best Massage Chair for 2019

Best Massage Chair for 2019

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...
How often should an elderly person bathe?

How often should an elderly person 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...
Help Getting in and out of the Bath.

Help Getting in and out of the Bath.

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...
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 or 5...
How long does a total knee replacement last?

How long does a total knee replacement last?

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...
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,...
Why do old people fall?

Why do old people fall?

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.  ...