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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.

The AgingCare.com forum is filled with people coming together to share valuable information. We’ve compiled experienced caregivers’ suggestions for helping a senior feel secure and relaxed while helping them bathe.

The AgingCare.com forum is filled with people coming together to share valuable information. We’ve compiled experienced caregivers’ best suggestions for persuading a loved one to take a shower or bath.

The AgingCare.com forum is filled with people coming together to share valuable information. We’ve compiled experienced caregivers’ suggestions for keeping a loved one cozy, content and clean in spite of cold winter weather.

Charlie's first session with his home health aide was today. He was resistant to receiving help at first, but the experience ended on a positive note.

Many people believe that the odor that sometimes permeates seniors’ homes and elder care facilities is a result of poor hygiene, but it is actually a natural part of aging.

"Wouldn't it be nice if you never had those "uncomfortable for everyone" moments with mom or dad that made you want to bury your head? Well, not only have we identified the most embarrassing moments you'll face as a caregiver, but we've got the best strategies for handling those oh-so-awkward situations.

When caring for someone with Alzheimer's disease, each day brings unique challenges, changing abilities and new patterns of behavior. Incorporate these tips and strategies into your daily routine to facilitate caring for your loved one at home.

Tips for bathing someone with Alzheimer's disease who may be forgetting to bathe or be afraid of the water.

There are many reasons why a loved one’s bathing habits may fall by the wayside as they age. Be proactive about finding the root of the problem and remember that compromise is key.

Bath chairs and grab bars can help your elderly loved one bath independently.

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) offers guidance on grab bar installation, but ideally, these supports should be placed at a height that feels most comfortable and secure for the person using them.

Here are some tips for coping with some of the most common challenges that people caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s face.