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Man in wheelchair holding a red resistance band in his hands with his arms stretched wide
June 23, 2021

Resistance Band Exercises for Wheelchair Users

Exercise is an important aspect of everyday life that improves health and decreases the risk of developing many diseases. Resistance training provides several benefits including weight management as well as increased flexibility and strength. This form of exercise also helps improve balance, which is crucial for wheelchair users. An increase in muscle tone helps to protect the joints and reduces the risk of osteoporosis. Many individuals find that strength training improves their overall quality of life.
Senior woman & her daughter sitting in living room together, embracing & smiling over tea.
June 10, 2021

Daily Living Aids for People with Alzheimer’s & Caregivers

Alzheimer’s and other conditions can make daily tasks like eating, dressing, bathing, and walking difficult. Daily living aids can help people with Alzheimer’s disease stay independent and also help caregivers. Learn care tips and discover tools that can help in this article.
seniors stretching with bands
plate of healthy food
April 27, 2021

13 Dining Aids to Increase Food & Drink Intake for People with Alzheimer’s Disease

Key Takeaways

  • Many people with Alzheimer’s disease experience significant weight loss
  • This makes increasing food and liquid intake very important
  • Research shows that using high-contrast tableware (compared to the food/drink) can increase consumption
  • Red tableware provides high contrast for light and dark food, which is why it’s a popular choice
  • There are a variety of colorful tableware and dining aids that can help increase food and drink intake in people with Alzheimer’s disease