As we age, the wear and tear on our joints takes its toll. For many of us, Arthritis sets in and causes irreparable damage. If you experience a severe case of shoulder arthritis pain, simple daily tasks can become difficult if not impossible to accomplish. You might even struggle just to wipe your bottom after using the toilet. Not to worry, Spaloo to the rescue!
As seniors age, using the bathroom effectively becomes a greater challenge as every year passes. It can become more and more difficult to use the toilet, operate the faucets, or even take a bath or shower. As we age, time takes its toll on our bodies and it may become difficult to simply stand in the shower. You may not have the strength to stand for an extended period and you may no longer have the mobility to climb in and out of the bathtub.
I know that your ALS/MS diagnosis has been one of the most difficult things for you to deal with. Especially since the disease sapped your independence and left you in a constant need of assistance. Even the most personal of acts, using the toilet, has become a cause of embarrassment for you. I can tell that the frustration has been mentally burdensome and I don’t blame you. I would have a hard time allowing another person to clean me after using the bathroom. That’s why I am excited to tell you about a new solution I have found. It is called the Spaloo bidet toilet seat and it promises to return your bathroom independence if you are suffering from ALS or MS.
Grab bars may seem best suited for public bathrooms, but they’re not just limited to commercial use. Installing bathroom grab bars in your home provides many benefits that make them a worthwhile installation.
Why Install Bathroom Grab Bars?
There’s no avoiding the fact that as we age, moving around becomes more difficult. However, bathroom grab bars provide necessary assistance for the elderly. They can be installed in showers, bathtubs, or next to the toilet to aid in getting up or entering the shower.
The aging process is a natural and unavoidable part of life. Although a small number of individuals make it all the way through without any serious health issues, the majority of people will develop certain conditions which come with the territory.
Some of these chronic ailments can make it hard for those who have chosen to age in place to perform some of the self care tasks that used to be easy for them. Hemorrhoids, arthritis, constipation, stroke, and other ailments can make going to the bathroom without elderly care assistance almost impossible for those suffering from these conditions. Luckily, the experts at Spaloo are way ahead of the game and have made aging in place easier.
I hope everyone had an enjoyable Memorial Day weekend. With many people having an extra day off from work, the “unofficial” start of summer is often a long weekend of rest and recreation. With most of the country enjoying warm and sunny weather, camping, boating, fishing, and grilling may have been top on your to-do list.
But let’s not forget the true meaning of Memorial Day. Originally Decoration Day, Memorial Day is a day reserved to honor those who have died in the service of our country, and traces back to the days of the Civil War. Chances are that someone in your family, or someone you know, has given their life as a soldier.
This past week was National Nursing Home Week. If you don’t have any loved ones in a nursing home or rehabilitation facility, or don’t know someone who works in one, you may have never even heard of it, let alone know how to celebrate it. Those of us who do spend the week honoring health care professionals.
Mothers Day is next Sunday, May 9th. Every retailer, florist, and restaurant will be pitching their products and services as the best way to show mom how much you care.
Let’s face it, most of us owe our moms more thank yous than we can count. All the love, protection, comfort, and kindness a mother provides through the years can never be repaid. For many, a bouquet of flowers or trinket doesn’t even come close.
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