Activities of Daily Living
All the skills we use to take care of our daily needs.
Basics of Hair Care
Hair care is a simple and inexpensive way to start a good day. It is also one more aspect of health that can be easily managed with the correct equipment.
Bathing Benefits and Aids
Anyway you choose to bathe, there is equipment that you can use to maintain independence, promote more independence in others or give care to another. Bathing does not have to be done every day for everyone, but donít neglect to use bathing as an enjoyable as well as a healthy experience.
Cooking Tools to Use for Independent Living
Cooking can be fun and a great way to instill independence. While many people with disabilities simply use equipment purchased at the local store and learn to cook in their own way, adapted tools for the kitchen are readily available.
Dental Care Overview
The disabled are at high risk for poor dental health. Here are some ways to help take better care of your mouth and teeth and prevent oral disease.
Dental Care Tips
Good oral care can be challenging for the disabled. Consider these tips to help adapt a regular schedule of toothbrushing and mouth care.
Independent Medication Management
Managing your own medications means more than just knowing what to take and when to take it. It also means becoming your own advocate about what you are taking and why.
One Bite At A Time
Since the ultimate goal in self-care or caregiving is to maintain the highest level of independence possible and we want to get the highest benefit from meals, it is imperative that we find the right tools to achieve both.
The Importance of ADLs
Activities of Daily Living (ADL) are basic life skills that we learn to take care of ourselves every day. Most of us take them for granted and donít understand the importance of our ability to do them.
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There are so many benefits to standing and walking. Although it is a challenge for many, the effort remains one of the best means to maintain our health.
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