Elderly Mobility Help
Seniors and elderly people with mobility problems require help with walking, sitting and other movements. Elderly mobility help is available, in the form of medical equipment and health care assistants. Find out more about how to get elderly mobility help, here at AgingCare.
Articles About Elderly Mobility
- How to Prevent Back Injuries When Lifting Someone
One of the most common injuries suffered by caregivers in a home setting is back injuries caused by lifting or transferring another person.
- A Surprising Cause of Depression in Older Adults
One of the most important factors in treating depression in older adults is their caregiver. Families have a rising concern when they see their aging loved one not wanting to participate in activities they once loved, or becoming isolated. A nurturing solution could be as simple as helping them re-engage with their community, family and social network. A silent cause is the fear of falling. They can become apprehensive with the possibilities that could threaten their freedom and independence.
- Encouraging a Senior with Limited Mobility to Get Outside
Fresh air and a change in a senior’s surroundings can do more than help diminish boredom and complacency. People who spend a few minutes outside daily are less likely to have health problems and more likely to remain active.
- Medical Devices That Might Set Off Airport Security Alarms
How to quickly get through airport security with medical devices such as pacemakers, artificial hips, hearing aids walkers and other assistive devices that are common among elderly people.
- How can we coordinate a care plan for my parents who have vastly different caregiving needs?
It is not unusual for each elderly parent to have different caregiving needs at different times, and coordinating individual care plans will help with care.