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Oxygen, when misused, can be dangerous, even explosive. Used properly though it is a life saving tool. This article points out some of the safety precautions for you to consider.
AmeriDerm PeriShield Skin Protectant Ointment Caregiver–Aid offers customers a skin protectant cream for use by incontinence patients. The purpose of AmeriDerm PeriShield ointment is to treat rash and skin irritations caused by skin contacting adult diapers, briefs or pads, and by urine or stool. Perishield….
Your wheelchair needs your attention to keep it maintained in functional condition. It is very important that the wheelchair is working smoothly and no parts are loose or missing. Most manufacturers recommend an annual “check-up” for a wheelchair.
Gait belts are needed to assist people with mobility or balance issues. They allow physical therapists or other helpers to have a way to hold and assist without grabbing the patient’s arm. This article will reveal proper use.
Caregiving can be a real struggle at times. With family disagreements, repeated doctor visits and the constant declining health of your love one. This article has some suggestions that can help.
Glaucoma Awareness Month January is Glaucoma Awareness Month. Glaucoma is a very serious and increasingly common disease of the eyes which can cause blindness. Over 3 million Americans have glaucoma, and it is the leading cause of permanent blindness. People with glaucoma are not likely….
Both caregivers and incontinence sufferers should realize that the most common cause of frequent urination is a urinary tract infection. This article has possible solutions.
Help a Senior In and Out of Bed Safely Getting in and out of bed safely is one of those things you never really think about. You just climb into bed, go to sleep, and wake up rested. But, as we age our body starts….
Bath safety is a big topic.Using a shower chair is a simpl answer to part of the problem. Best thing is they’re affordable, plentiful and have a wide aray of options. This article is about my experince.