I am putting together a list of in home senior care products and devices that can assist caregivers in the task of taking care of their loved ones…and allow a senior to maintain their independence for as long as possible.
Many, though not all, of the in home senior care products I have personally used in aiding my mother. The others I have checked out to made sure that they are reputable and do as they claim. However, I would make sure to personally do your research to make sure that every product fits your unique requirements…
Featured Product: A Pocket Talker…How A Christmas Gift Fixed Mom’s Hearing
In Home Senior Care Products
Bath lift-to allow those who have difficulty to be able to safely get in and out of the bath tub.
Bath Safety Grip Handle-a portable grab bar you can bring with you wherever you go
Bath Step-helps seniors to get in and out of the tub safer.
Bath Temperature Alert-an anti-scalding device
Bathroom Grab Bars-ideal to help low mobility individuals get on and off the toilet.
Bedside Commode-to allow low mobility seniors to toilet right next to the bed at night as opposed to having to go to the bathroom.
Freedom Wand-helps seniors to be able to wipe their backsides without assistance.
Non-Skid bath mat-to keep from slipping in the shower
Non-skid shower slippers-wear these to help with your footing in the shower
Programmable Timer Switch-it is perfect to light a bathroom and prevent falls and injuries.
Raised Toilet Seat–helps seniors get on and off the bowl more easily
Rubber Bath Safety Mat-reduce the risk of falling in the tub with these non-skid surfaces
Shower Bench-for safe transporting to and from the shower
Sliding Transfer Bench-does everything a shower bench does, but the chaor slides to make it easier to get in and out of the tub.
Tap Turner-easily enables seniors to turn faucets on and off
Toilet Seat Riser-a more portable version of a raised toilet seat
Toilet Surround-bring safety with you wherever you to assist low mobility seniors getting on and off the toilet.
Tub Grab Bar-a grab bar that attaches to the top of the tub, eliminating the need for drilling into walls.
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Amplified Captioned Phone–a great gift idea…be able to read your conversations…even if you can’t hear them clearly.
Amplified Phone-increases the volume of a call so that those with hearing impairment can hear better.
Amplified Photo Phone-uses pictures to enable the operator to more easily dial out. No more needing to remember numbers.
Pocket Talker-How A Christmas Gift Fixed Mom’s Hearing
Assist A Tray-Helps someone get up and down from a chair while at the same time serving as a handy tray table to eat in front of the TV
Automatic Door Opener-enables those using walkers or a wheelchair to open doors in their house.
Bed Caddie-increases your mobility while you are in bed
Bed Exit Alarm-perfect for caregivers who have to deal with sun downing or seniors who get up at night and are a fall risk. The alarm alerts you to your loved one getting out of bed so you can get there before they get out of bed.
Big Button Remote Control For TV–a simple device with only a few buttons that can change the channel and volume on your TV
Digital Voice Recorder-takes notes or leave messages without having to write it down
EZ Bed Rail-an important safety device to prevent falls out of bed
EZ Eyes High Contrast Large Print USB Keyboard & Mouse Kit-features lettering 4 times the size of normal for those with vision issues.
Easy Key Turner-making turning a key a snap, even for those with arthritis
Elastic Shoe Laces-a simple device that helps those with Arthritis get their shoes on and off easier.
Folding Shopping Cart–the ideal product to allow senior to continue to shop and maintain their independence.
Hands Free Foot Faucet-work your faucets without using your hands. Great for arthritis sufferers.
Heel Pillow-these can be worn to reduce the possibility of ulcers on your feet.
Housecleaning Robot-for the senior who seeks to age in place without wanting to vacuum and sweep the floor!
Incontinent Bed Pads-go to bed at night with the peace of mind of knowing your bed is safe from urinary incontinence.
Leg Lifter-assists those with difficulty raising their legs to accomplish this.
Magnetic Jewelry Clasp-perfect for seniors with arthritis who can’t use the standard hook on jewelry
Offset Hinge-allows you to wider a doorway to allow wheelchair access
Overbed Table-ideal to assist a bedridden person to eat easier or to use a laptop while in bed
Panic phone-an alternative to medical alert systems where you are instantly connected to 911. And the best part is that there are no monthly monitoring fees.
Pill Crusher-for those with aspiration issues and cannot swallow their pills anymore
Playing Card Holder-continue to enjoy the card games you have always loved.
Reacher-reachers, especially those with magnetic tips, allow seniors to reach items above and below they wouldn’t ordinarily be able to.
Reading Glasses With Lights-see clearly again while reading
Relax-A-Bac Pillow-use this pillow to eliminate back pain when sitting
Rubber Jar Opener-a simple device that allows those with arthritis or failing strength in their hands to open jars
Safe-T-Element Cooking System-greatly reduces the risk of stovetop fire.
Self Standing Cane Tip-allows any cane to become self supporting. It will stand straight and be at your disposal when you need it.
Solar Powered Motion Sensing Outside Light-keep the outside of your properly lit and safe.
Standers Security Pole-helps you get up anywhere…from a chair, the bed, the tub…anything
Super Loud Ringer-easily attaches to any land line to make the phone louder
Swivel Wheelchair Tray-use a laptop or eat from the wheelchair without needing a separate rolling tray
Swivel Seat Cushion-helps seniors more easily get in and out of the car
Talking Clock Keychain-never lose your keys again
Talking Thermostat-easy to use device for seniors with low vision to properly program their thermostat
Waterproof Seat Protectors–protect your furniture from incontinence episodes with these padded seat liners
Wall mounted sink-allows for wheelchair access to the sink
Wireless Wander Door Alarms-allows caregivers to keep track of wandering dementia patients
Electronic Pill Box Organizer-reminds seniors when to take their medications.
Medication Reminder and Automatic Pill Dispenser-a great way for caregivers to automate the pill taking process and avoid over-medication issues.
Revolving Medical Center-neatly organize all of your medications
Talking Prescription Bottle-Perfect for the visually impaired. This bottle can be programmed to verbally relay instructions so that someone who is visually impaired doesn’t have to read the prescription.
Bed Cane-helps seniors get in and out of bed safely
Chair Seat Lift-a portable device that helps seniors get up and down from a sitting position.
Compression Socks-these socks alleviate the problems caused by swollen feet and ankles, making it easier to walk
Electric Scooter-a powered scooter to allow you to be mobile again and regain your independence
Lift N Go-This lift attaches to the back of your SUV allowing you to carry an electric scooter with you
Lightweight Wheelchair-this allows those who ordinarily couldn’t to get around on their own.
Rollator–a wheeled walker with a basket in front can make seniors more mobile
Stair Lift-takes the danger out of climbing stairs
Transfer Belt-makes it easier for caregivers to transfer seniors from a seated position to a standing position
Trapeze Bar-helps people with mobility issues to get in and out of bed easier
Uplift Easy-a portable device that helps seniors get up fro a standing position…it’s like bringing a liftchair with you wherever you go
Walker–a simple device designed to support balance and prevent falls for seniors with mobility assistance issues
Walker Tray-allows seniors to safely move objects while still using their walker
Wheelchair Back Pack-helps low mobility seniors to carry things while they are on the move
Wheelchair Ramp–ideal for a caregivers house to allow for wheelchair bound seniors to get around
Exercise Peddler-simulates the movements of peddling a bicycle. A great exercise for the lower body.
Exercise Squeeze Balls-a fantastic tool to allow those with low hand strength, or the arthritic, to rebuild the strength in their hands and arms.
Big Button Phone-For those who have difficulty dialing a phone number, or who cannot see the display when someone is calling.
Big Button Remote-allows those with arthritis or vision issues to still operate the TV and DVD.
Clocks For Senior Citizens–large displays and loud alarms enable seniors to use these clocks when standard clocks are no longer viable.
GoBible-it’s the Bible on an mp3 player for those who can no longer read the small print due to vision issues.
LCD Magnifier and Filter-doubles the size of the lettering on a computer monitor
Magnifying Glass With Light-the perfect gift for those who are visually impaired to allow them to continue to read