Category Archives: Transferring

Monitoring Devices – Falls and Wandering

Is the person you care for negotiating the stairs or get in and out of a chair or bed unassisted when it’s no longer safe to do so? Or are they leaving home and getting  confused as to their surroundings or worse yet, … Continue reading

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Mishaps with Hospital Beds

My husband was recently in the hospital for a fractured hip and underwent a hip replacement. Rehab was not easy for him and getting in and out of bed was challenging to say the least. But the partial upper side … Continue reading

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Can Lift-Up Chairs Help Persons with Dementia?

During mid-stage Alzheimer’s, my mother, Arlene, began having great difficulty getting up from a chair, especially a comfy lounge chair. So I would try to help her, but it wasn’t easy. I had never been trained to help a person … Continue reading

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