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Getting from wheelchair to toilet

My elderly father needs a way to go from a wheelchair to the toilet.

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Tiny pathways throughout the house

My Mom is stuffing the house silly! My mom thinks it's fine she is almost 70 my dad is 81 and all this stuff is for sure a tripping hazard. I can hardly

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Father who had a stroke

Hi, and thank you for listening. My Father is 88 years old, he is blind and 99% deaf, he has had a stroke several years ago and can barely get around.

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Remote Monitoring for Seniors

Hello, I'm looking for a system to monitor my elderly mother from a distance. She lives by herself and wants to continue doing so. She does not want

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Care giver salary

What is the norm regarding salary for live in caregivers when considering rent; pay them their salary as per location standard and have them pay me rent

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How long do walkers last?

How long do walkers typically last? Or how often should they be replaced if used consistently?

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Looking for a lift in stairwell for groceries, laundry, garbage, etc

I am looking for a lift to attach to internal stairwell... to take groceries, books, a shopping bag, any item... from the 1st floor to the 2nd floor...

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Seeking good tutorial for sewing washable waterproof incontinent bed pads

I haven't sewn for about 50 years and my sewing skills are beginner at best. I am in need of more absorbent washable waterproof bed pads for my daughter

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Income for family caring for their elderly parents?

I have my father living with me. He is 92 years old and recently has had a couple of falls at home. He has also started leaving taps running and lights

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Easy way to bath feet for elderly?

My dad has been advised to bathe his feet in iced water using a foot spa. He has a foot spa but finds it awkward to empty and fill and so hasn't been

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