Elderly

What is Late-Stage Dementia?

Credit: freepik via FreePik Dementia is a collection of cognitive diseases that get progressively worse over time. Whether it’s Alzheimer’s disease, vascular dementia, or Pick’s disease, dementia leads to a significant decline in memory and cognitive abilities of the person affected. Dementia care experts track this deterioration in stages, categorizing dementia into early, middle, and late

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Advantages And Disadvantages Of Power Wheelchairs

Power wheelchairs have greatly increased in popularity among elderly and disabled individuals. You may also hear power wheelchairs referred to as electric wheelchairs. Just like any other wheelchair style or brand, power wheelchairs have their advantages and disadvantages. The most obvious advantage to owning a power wheelchair is that they are easy and convenient. Although

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Which Lightweight Wheelchair is Best For You?

There are a few things to consider in buying a wheelchair. Aside from safety and durability, you also need to consider the weight. Heavy wheelchairs are obviously difficult to transport from one place to another so lightweight wheelchairs are now the choice of many. Lightweight wheelchairs are available in many shops now. In fact, you

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Independent Living: Who Qualifies and What Are the Costs?

Source: https://unsplash.com/photos/ItphH2lGzuI Most older adults picture their retirement as one life full of relaxation, hobbies, and more time with family and friends. Unfortunately, advancing age progressively makes responsibilities, such as housekeeping, cooking, and other ADLs burdensome. While certain solutions can improve their quality of life, advancing age makes independent living a good solution for such

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