Adaptive Clothing for Seniors

Adaptive Clothing for Seniors

Reading Time: 3 minutesAs people age, the simple task of dressing and undressing can become unduly difficult. The inability to get dressed can even keep people from doing the activities they love. Adaptive clothing can remove barriers by making dressing easier,...
How to Give a Bed Bath

How to Give a Bed Bath

Reading Time: 5 minutesYou may be providing short-term care for someone who is recovering from a surgery or illness. Or you may be taking care of someone who has forgotten how to bathe due to a brain disorder such as one of the four most common types of dementia.  The...
How to Change Sheets of an Occupied Bed

How to Change Sheets of an Occupied Bed

Reading Time: 2 minutesOne task many caregivers struggle with is how to change the sheets when the person you are caring for can’t be moved from the bed. Changing sheets regularly is important for the health and hygiene of your care recipient. It’s a critical...
Caregiver Basics: Dental Care

Caregiver Basics: Dental Care

Reading Time: 4 minutesAs we age, oral health problems like plaque buildup, dry mouth, cavities, tooth decay, gum disease, and oral cancers can trigger pain, swelling, sensitivity to hot and cold foods and drinks. Neglected teeth also detract from an older adult’s...