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Incontinence in Later Life – Causes, Prevention and Coping
27 Dec 2021

Incontinence in Later Life – Causes, Prevention and Coping

Urinary incontinence is when the storage and release of urine from the bladder no longer functions as normal. There can be many reasons for...

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Making a Wheelchair Yours
23 Dec 2021

Making a Wheelchair Yours

A wheelchair becomes a necessary piece of equipment for several reasons: temporary use, whilst rehabilitatin...

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Incontinence, Quality of Life and Restful Sleep
29 Nov 2021

Incontinence, Quality of Life and Restful Sleep

Loss of bladder control can come about as a result of diabetes, the menopause, an enlarged prostate, lifestyle and also as a result of other illnes...

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Taking the Risk out of Personal Hygiene
24 Nov 2021

Taking the Risk out of Personal Hygiene

A bathroom is a more risky place for the elderly than younger people. Pensioners usually have a less sturdy body than younger people and ag...

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Age, Independence and Safety in the Bathroom
29 Oct 2021

Age, Independence and Safety in the Bathroom

Hygiene is an important part of our personal health regime. Age, onset of arthritis, loss of energy and strength, mobility and dexterity ch...

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Dining, Sociability and Independence
27 Oct 2021

Dining, Sociability and Independence

Aches, pain and reduced mobility are indeed a part of growing old. Failing eyesight and reduced mental reasoning may also present themselves in lat...

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The Perfectly Ergonomic Kitchen – Professional, Safe and Age-Friendly
23 Sep 2021

The Perfectly Ergonomic Kitchen – Professional, Safe and Age-Friendly

A professional kitchen is one that is well organised and is ergonomically suitable for its user. Ergonomic means that a space is efficient,...

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Pillow Power and Well Being
23 Sep 2021

Pillow Power and Well Being

Quality of sleep has a big impact on your performance during the day. To achieve good quality of sleep, you need enough hours, a comfortable sleepi...

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Making the Bathroom Safer and More Manageable for Elderly People
20 Aug 2021

Making the Bathroom Safer and More Manageable for Elderly People

As is with the kitchen, the bathroom is classified as one of the most dangerous rooms in the house. Eighty one percent of accidents in the ...

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Handling the Changes Brought with Ageing Joints and Bones
18 Aug 2021

Handling the Changes Brought with Ageing Joints and Bones

Arthritis stiffness and pain affects how we enjoy life. Weakened joints, reduced grip and the accompanying build up of pain, are but a few ...

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