Why do old people feel cold?

Why do old people feel cold?

My elderly mum is always complaining of the cold; I was wondering why older people feel the cold? In temperatures that I feel really comfortable in, my mum is guaranteed to have multiple layers on and still be feeling a chill. Why is this? I did some research to help...
How to Get a Wheelchair Up a Flight of Stairs

How to Get a Wheelchair Up a Flight of Stairs

Getting a wheelchair up a flight of stairs is not an easy task. But unfortunately, sometimes it can’t be avoided and should be tackled calmly and carefully. If the person in the wheelchair is not at all able to walk up the stairs and there is no lift available,...
How to use a commode

How to use a commode

A commode is a really useful item in the home for some people who have difficulty with mobility. To use you need to follow these simple steps. Set the Height – the legs are adjustable which makes it easier for you to sit on the commode, no matter how tall or...
Activities For Wheelchair Bound Seniors

Activities For Wheelchair Bound Seniors

Here is a roundup of some fantastic ideas I tried out to keep elderly parents busy and occupied. When seniors are wheelchair bound, even for a short while, some can have tendency want to stay at home and not really do much. (This certainly doesn’t account for...
What is a mobility aid?

What is a mobility aid?

A mobility aid is a broad term that is applied to anything that is designed to assist someone with walking, moving, getting up or down and to help with travelling. The term ‘mobility aid’ is also freely used to categorise any item or object that aids in...