Senior Care Products

  • Wandering Top Tips: Best Products for Monitoring a Senior Who Wanders

    Dementia can cause disorientation and an increased risk of wandering and getting lost. Experienced caregivers’ provide their recommendations for the best products and strategies for monitoring a loved one who wanders.

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  • 5 Technologies I Wish I’d Had When I Was a Caregiver

    There weren't nearly as many technologies available to help caregivers when I was looking after my loved ones. Here's a list of the tools I wish I'd had.

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  • A Complete Guide to Durable Medical Equipment & Medical Supplies

    Sometimes the need for aids is immediately apparent, for example, in the case of a broken hip. Other times the need appears gradually. Be alert to the potential need for an assistive device, as seniors commonly try to downplay changes in their abilities.

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  • Equipment and Products for Aging in Place

    Aging in place is a growing trend in which seniors plan to continue living in their own homes for as long as possible. Specialized elder care products can help seniors extend their independence and improve their safety and comfort as their needs increase.

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  • Expert Advice: How to Choose a Mobility Aid for a Senior

    The wrong mobility aid can negatively affect a senior’s stability, cause posture problems and even result in pain. These devices come in all shapes and sizes, so selecting the right one and achieving a proper fit requires a professional’s expertise.

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  • Getting a Loved One to Wear Their Hearing Aid

    Charlie just got a hearing aid, which he desperately needed, but I can't convince him to wear it.

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  • Bidet Attachments: The Toilet Tweak That Can Keep an Older Adult Clean

    Bidet attachments can be installed on existing toilets without the need for extensive bathroom remodeling. These affordable devices help seniors maintain their personal hygiene, modesty and independence.

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  • 19 Free and Discounted Services for Seniors and Their Caregivers

    With so many seniors living on limited incomes, finding affordable products and services is crucial. Get the inside scoop on freebies and discounts available to you and your loved one.

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  • Grab Bar Safety Tips

    Five tips for grab bar placement to improve the safety of your elderly parent's home.

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  • What to Look for (and Avoid) in an Emergency Alert System

    Personal emergency response systems can be a life-saving addition to a senior’s care plan. Knowing that help is only a push of a button away can give the entire family invaluable peace of mind.

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  • Diagnosing and Treating Bed Wetting in the Elderly

    Nocturnal enuresis (the medical term for bed wetting) can be an embarrassing and messy issue for older adults, but there are several techniques and treatments that can be used to help remedy nighttime incontinence.

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  • How to Choose the Best Adult Diaper

    There are many continence care products like “adult diapers” on the market for seniors who are living with urinary incontinence. Use these tips to find a product that fits well, minimizes leaks, helps maintain skin integrity and improves quality of life.

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  • How to Pick the Right CPAP Machine for Sleep Apnea

    A continuous positive airway pressure, or CPAP machine is a common treatment for sleep apnea.

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  • What Is the Best Height for Bathroom Grab Bars?

    Grab bars can provide seniors with added stability and increased safety while toileting and bathing. Ideally, these supports should be placed at a height that feels most comfortable and secure for the person using them.

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  • How to Buy A Blood Glucose Self-Test Kit

    Self-monitoring blood glucose (SMBG testing) enables diabetics and their caregivers to effectively manage and treat diabetes.

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  • Wandering Top Tips: Location Devices and ID for Seniors Who Wander

    The AgingCare.com forum is filled with people coming together to share valuable information. We’ve compiled experienced caregivers’ best suggestions for devices and programs to help locate and identify dementia patients who wander.

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  • Bathing & Hygiene Top Tips: Recommended Products and Bathing Aids

    The AgingCare.com forum is filled with people coming together to share valuable information. We’ve compiled experienced caregivers’ recommendations for products that can simplify the process of helping a senior bathe.

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  • Holiday Top Tips: Gift Ideas for Seniors

    The AgingCare.com forum is filled with people coming together to share valuable information. We’ve compiled experienced caregivers’ best suggestions for safe and practical holiday presents that seniors will truly enjoy.

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  • The Best Cell Phone Plans for Seniors

    Since cell phones are used for so much more than making calls now, it is important to consider what features and functions a senior will actually use and find a plan that won’t break the bank.

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  • How Your Cell Phone Can Save Your Life

    Activating this simple function on your smartphone can help save you or your loved one's life in an emergency.

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