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Benefits of Having Hoyer Lifts for Seniors at Home

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We understand the challenges and struggles of caring for a senior loved one with mobility issues. With all the challenging aspects of care, one of the most difficult tasks is getting them to move around the house without the right support. However, Lowenhill Home Care Services has the right tools and qualified care providers who can help seniors regain better independence. We use Hoyer Lifts, for example, to make moving from place to place easier for seniors with physical disabilities or injuries.

Seniors with limited mobility require a lot of strength and effort on behalf of most family caregivers to move them in and out of bed, especially around the house. This is where our Hoyer lifts become handy to seniors, and their care providers as well.

Patient lift equipment is designed to help lift, or transfer, patients from one spot to another. They can be used to help move a senior or a patient in and out of bed, from a wheelchair to a bed, and in and out of the bathtub. These tools are easy to use and are easy to use. Our caregivers can help out family caregivers as well to guide and teach how this equipment can be used best.

Using these medical tools gives you fewer chances of slipping or having a fall when getting in and out of bed or the bathtub. You’ll have peace of mind in knowing the odds of falling are greatly reduced. To experience this type of home care service, please do not hesitate to give our lines a call. Our lines are kept open to cater to as many seniors in the community who requires quality care services.

Healthy Eating Tips for Seniors to Keep in Mind

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As you age, the definition of eating healthy also changes. As we grow older, our body’s metabolism slows down, this would mean that we need to eat fewer calories than what we are used to. Your body would also need more nutrients. At Lowenhill Home Care Services, we have care providers who can help seniors make delicious meals with the best nutritional value each day.

Make sure that you eat a variety of foods to get all the nutrients you need, and keep in mind the list of recommended foods provided by your doctors. To make mealtimes more enjoyable, try playing with colorful and healthy foods on your plate like bright colored foods are always the best choice! A healthy meal should include lean protein, fruits, and vegetables, whole grains, low-fat dairy, or other alternatives. Remember to choose foods that are high in fiber and low in sodium or salt. Also, look for Vitamin D, it is an important mineral as we age.

If you want to achieve healthy eating or have someone prepare healthy food options for your or your senior loved ones each day, we have the right care providers who can for you. Not only that, but we also provide a wide range of home care services that you can choose from.

To avail of our quality and reliable home care services, please do not hesitate to reach out to our lines or schedule an appointment with us. We are looking forward to seeing you soon!