THREE DAILY LIVING AIDS TO GET
For people in their golden years, daily tasks can become challenging. It’s important that we help them while they retain some independence in their lives. In this blog, we three daily living aids on how you can make everyday tasks easier for your loved ones AND yourself!
1. WAKING UP AND GOING TO BED
Encourage your loved ones to get up from bed and do some activities as exercise. A bedrail is the perfect tool for helping your loved ones in and out of bed. It acts as a support for the user to get up from the lying down and to stand up. It also helps caregivers lessen the strain of helping the user get up from bed.
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2. BREAKFAST, LUNCH AND DINNER
Seniors with hand tremors or weakness find it difficult to eat because holding utensils and the act of eating is difficult for them. As a result, they lose their appetite and is reluctant to eat. These bendable and thick handled fork and spoon will help your loved ones gain some independence and ease eating for them!
This scoop dish has one side of the plate raised which helps your loved ones get food on their utensils easily! The bottom has a suction pad which prevents the dish from moving. In addition to that, did you know that the colour red helps increase appetite?
This anti slip sleeves are large and textured to enhance grip for the user. It fits in dining utensils, toothbrushes and pens! This helps your loved ones be able to hold things easily.
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3. ORGANISE YOUR MEDICATION
Be it supplement tablets or prescription medicine, seniors have a lot of pills to manage! For health and safety, it’s important to take medication exactly as the doctor prescribed. Most common issues that seniors face is forgetting to take medication and taking too many doses!
Fret not, a pill organizer makes it easy to keep track of what medication is needed.
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4. CALL FOR HELP
In addition to having myriads of products helps them in daily life, it’s good to know that your loved ones have a way to call you. An SOS alarm will help them greatly when they need to call for help. This will also help keep your mind at ease while you complete your own errands, as you know that they have a way to call you if they do need help.
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When our loved ones start needing help with everyday activities, we automatically want to provide as much help as we can. These living aids are ways you can provide support for your loved ones while still encouraging their independence. We hope this list has helped you! 😊