Bathing is a very persona task that many people use as a means of relaxation and a daily form of taking care of themselves. For many elderly adults, however, mobility challenges and limitations can make it more difficult for them to be able to handle the tasks of bathing on their own safely. This is often one of the first ways that their independence is threatened, which can be emotionally challenging for your elderly parent.
As their family caregiver you can help to preserve their quality of life, support their mental and emotional health, and keep them more independent by helping them to stay safe while bathing.
Some tools and technology your parent can use to bathe or shower more safely include:
Handheld shower heads that allow your parent to rinse without bending,… Continue reading