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How Elderly Care Products Facilitate Home Safety and Comfort


How elderly care products facilitate home safety and comfort

Who wouldn’t want to enjoy their golden years in a comfortable and stable environment, right? As we age gracefully and our bodies and minds undergo changes, tapping into the world of elderly care products becomes a game-changer. So, it’s advisable for seniors and their caregivers to familiarise themselves with these products and make them part of their routine.


Elderly care products can be divided into several categories according to the ways they provide home safety for seniors. Keep reading to explore some of them:

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Fall Prevention and Mobility Assistance

Elderly people are more likely to fall because hearing, eyesight, and reflexes tend to not be as sharp as they used to be. Sarcopenia, the age-related loss of muscle mass, is also a contributing factor towards this increased likelihood. Additionally, when coordination and balance start playing hard to get, getting around becomes a bit tricky. Falls and mobility are directly related; the tougher it is to move around, the higher the chances of taking a tumble anytime.


We can’t go on without mentioning fall prevention for seniors. The use of non-slip rugs, which are typically made from polyvinyl chloride (PVC) or rubber, reduces the likelihood of a fall. When we step on a non-slip rug, the rug’s high level of grip keeps us more balanced.


Attaching a grab bar to a wall is like having an extra safety net to stop our elderly friends from taking unexpected tumbles. Elderly people with reduced mobility can hold the grab bar, re-orient themselves, and re-establish their footing to prevent falling.


Mobility assistance can be provided via devices such as walking canes, walking frames, and even wheelchairs. These devices do a great job of giving our elderly loved ones the support they need without overtaxing those tired joints and muscles.

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Hygiene

As we grow older, our immune system tends to decide to take a backseat. Since illness-causing pathogens are more likely to survive in unhygienic environments, it’s a smart move for our elders to bring in products designed to make the home cleaner and improve personal hygiene.


When it comes to keeping things clean for our seniors, most of us will initially think of elderly care products such as wet wipes and disposable underpads. No doubt, these items have brought some serious hygiene perks to the table. But let’s not forget the unsung heroes which are equally important and useful, such as disinfectant sprays and hand sanitisers. All of these products contribute to our homes’ cleanliness, paving the way for better days for our elderly folks.


Incontinence

While many of us don’t want to think about the need for adult diapers, the reality is that many elderly people do require them. Adult diapers are probably the best-known incontinence products for the elderly. Well-designed adult diapers do more than just keep things dry — they also help the wearer move around comfortably and go about their daily lives with minimal disruptions.


If you’ve been looking for products which will help you most effectively tend to the seniors in your life, let Audelacare’s elderly care products be your solution. For example, our one-push walking and hiking stick mitigates the risk of injuries and falls through the outstanding physical support and stability it provides.


Our selection of walking canes, joint guards, adult diapers, big wet wipes, and more makes us Singapore’s foremost provider of high-quality products for elderly care. We’ll help the seniors around you live their best lives in their twilight years.


For more information, please email us at sales@elitecare.sg or call us at +6531290488. We’re always ready to step in to meet your or your loved ones’ needs.

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