When is it time to step in? Adult-child/Aging-parent relationships can be challenging, but when you see a parent, grandparent or even a close friend having difficulties that he or she did not have before, the need to step in may be apparent – but it is not always so easy.
As winter sets in, additional attention needs to be given to the condition of your skin, particularly for seniors. In the winter, we often find seniors’ skin drying out if steps are not taken to protect it. And, perhaps surprisingly, it is the air inside the home that is of more concern than the cold outside. Dry, warm air impacts a seniors’ skin, making it drier and more fragile, leading to cracking, bleeding and pain.
Labeling of personal care products can be dramatically misleading and can often contribute to adding unnecessary cost (and risk) in product selection. There is sometimes a great deal of confusion about antibacterials – particularly when it comes to the best type of soap for washing hands.