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Help, My feet are swollen?

Help, My feet are swollen?

Let’s discuss one of the most common aches and complaints experienced amongst the older generation. And what makes this oft-overlooked complaint, so dangerous. WHAT IS OEDEMA? If you experience swelling in your legs, ankles, and feet not related to an injury, it is...

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6 HYGIENE TIPS FOR BED BOUND SENIORS

6 HYGIENE TIPS FOR BED BOUND SENIORS

Whether it’s caused by chronic illness, advanced age, disability, or injury, being bedridden comes with a variety of challenges - and hygiene is one of them. Good hygiene helps a person feel happier, healthier, and more confident. Regardless of the circumstances,...

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A Wheelchair Accessible Home: 6 quick fixes

A Wheelchair Accessible Home: 6 quick fixes

Let me ask you a hypothetical question: Is your home accessible? If you took a tumble tomorrow and had to spend a few weeks or months in a wheelchair, would you be able to use your front door? Could you use the bathroom? Could you still make dinner? The answer for...

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How to use a walker correctly

How to use a walker correctly

Isn’t it strange? Nothing is ever as easy as it looks. Using a walker correctly is certainly a prime example. Regardless of what you may think as the person looking on, it’s just not as intuitive as it looks. Like many things, it takes a little time, patience - and...

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Life in a chair: 5 keys to comfort

Life in a chair: 5 keys to comfort

WHY IS POSTURE SO IMPORTANT? It gets a little annoying. Everyone banging on about posture – and the importance of posture. Posture is the concern of the mobile. Right? Wrong! Posture is possibly even more important for someone who is chair-bound or mobility restricted...

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7 keys to ensure your chair is correctly setup for YOU

7 keys to ensure your chair is correctly setup for YOU

GOOD POSTURE SHOULD NOT REQUIRE ANY EFFORT ON YOUR PART. It is largely determined by the setup and proportions of your chair, relative to your body's proportions. It has much to do with the chair, as it does you. More in fact! That means, how your chair is set up...

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