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Walk-In Tubs Provide Hydrotherapy for Senior Citizens

  Have you ever heard of hydrotherapy?  We often think of hydrotherapy as the process of hydrating one’s body by drinking water.  This is often referred to as Internal Hydrotherapy, and is an ancient form of healthcare for individuals who desire to reap the benefits from natural minerals found in spring water.  Unfamiliar to the general public, however, is External Hydrotherapy - a holistic form of medicine that involves shooting water (through jets) onto an individual’s body in order to [...]

Hydrotherapy Tubs

On the off chance that you have never invested energy in a hydrotherapy tub, you are in for a treat. Hydrotherapy utilizes water to treat a throbbing painfulness, both in exercise based recuperation and in regular daily existence. It exploits water's normal properties to relieve stress. Regularly, tubs like these are situated in spas, however it is turning out to be increasingly prevalent for individuals to introduce them in their home bathrooms with the goal that they can appreciate [...]

Aging at Home vs Aging at Nursing Homes

Aging at home may seem like a big chore for you as a care taker, and the ideal situation as a senior. Most of the time it boils down to cost, which may really surprise you if you haven’t already done any research. When starting to age, a family is often faced with the decision of whether their loved one should age at home or age at a nursing home. There are many factors to consider while weighing the [...]

Handicap Accessible Bathing Options

Just because someone isn't quite as mobile as most people doesn't mean they don't want to feel refreshed after taking a bath or shower. But someone who's handicapped will have different needs when it comes to bathing. In order to make bath time relaxing and enjoyable, measures can be taken to help handicapped people with common problems. To accommodate wheelchair bound persons, as well as other handicapped individuals, a few options are available to make bath time easy again. If [...]

Safety tips for seniors who live alone

Most seniors want to be able to age in place, but a consequence of that can be there is lots of time when they are alone. But knowing how to prepare your surroundings in case something happens is a big step for making sure that it doesn’t get worse. Not only are older adults more susceptible to falling, but they're also at higher risk of falling victim to thieves and criminals, according to Health in Aging. Safety and security [...]

Benefits of Aromatherapy on Dementia

Aromatherapy can be helpful in many ways. But aromatherapy is using those smells to benefit those with Alzheimer's or dementia conditions. There are many ways you can introduce aromatherapy into your home: candles, melts, and even walk-in tubs! When you're in a bad mood, what do people typically advise you to do? Take a deep breath in and out. But some take that one step further and light up some aromatic scents. Turns out aromatherapy isn't just good for [...]

Enjoyable hobbies for seniors

Getting out and being social can be hard sometimes, but the benefits are innumerable. Getting your mind working will help keep you younger for longer and set off dementia and the like. Getting your body active will help you to be more independent later in life. A hobby is an excellent way to socialize, to explore an old interest and to stay active. For older adults, joining a class or pursuing a new activity is an excellent idea. Here [...]

4 Ways To Help Seniors Stay Active During The Winter

Staying active can be a tough battle, especially in the cold months. This is even more true for elderly persons. This article goes over ways to stay active, healthy and most of all not lonely over the winter. It’s truly amazing to me that plethora of groups, clubs and organizations right in our backyards that we all have access to. All we need to do is look, seek and ask around about them. Everything from fitness centers for seniors [...]

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