Home Care Cornelius NC
Thanks to the increasing number of gadgets and tools designed to aid in the activities of daily living, aging at home has become easier. Able Data provides information on how to contact both manufacturers and distributors of over 30,000 products that aid in everyday tasks, assist individuals with limited vision and hearing, and offer environmental adaptations that can help your parent age gracefully in their own home.
Here are just a few of the many devices available that can help your loved one live an independent life.
Button Aid and Zipper Aids—assists individuals with limited hand movements due to arthritis or other neurological disorders
Dressing Sticks—helps individuals to dress without excessive bending over or raising of legs
Metal Reachers—helps your loved one in reaching hard to get to places
Adjustable Bath and Shower Seat—made for those with mobility and balance difficulties
E-Z Lock Raised Toilet Seat with Arms—has the additional benefit of arms to help your loved one stay steady
Rectangular Reader—a hand-held magnifying lens
Large Print Books—offer several different publishers of these books with enlarged text
Page Turners—tools that assist those with limited dexterity to turn pages
Round Talking Watch—a voice output watch with large dial face
Closed Caption Display Systems—display words outside of the normal on-screen viewing area
Northwest Bell Big Buttons—a telephone with over-sized, raised numbers
Talking Calendar Clock—help your loved one with date, time and alarms
Floatation Bed Pads—help to prevent pressure sores and support sore bones and joints
Bed Rope Ladder—helps individuals pull themselves upright in bed
Swing Clear Door Hinges—provides greater width for wheel chair access through doors
Tub and Tile Scrubber—designed for those with arthritis and for those with balance issues, it is a long-handled scrub brush that adjusts to five various lengths
Canes, Crutches and Walkers—various mobility devices with unique issues in mind
Transfer Seats—different types of transfer seats to help getting out of or into a car, bed, chair or bathtub
Home Care Providers
While products and tools can aid seniors in remaining independent in their home, they will still need help with the tasks of daily living that have become too challenging, whether due to emotional, mental or physical restrictions. As a family caregiver, you provide this assistance; however, in order to lead a balanced life, you will need to schedule some time off. If family and friends can’t fulfill this need, consider the aid of an home care provider.
Home care providers are in-home assistants that help with all the daily activities of living. In addition, they provide transportation, running errands such as grocery shopping, and that all important element—companionship for your parent. They are trained to let your parent remain as independent as possible, while still supporting them in the tasks where they require assistance.