Helpful Products and Services

I 've decided to include a product page to share products I find helpful in senior and dementia care, and to help support the costs of the website.

I may receive a small commission if you purchase something through some of these links.

I only recommend products I have used myself and highly recommend, or those I have thoroughly vetted.

Books

Being Mortal by Atul Gawande

Being Mortal

By Atul Gawande

This book is a must-read for anyone who is aging in America or loves someone who is.

Consider what is most important as life draws nearer to its end - peace, closure and well-being or every  possible last minute regardless of cost?


Read this book before you "need" it to make a profound impact on the last chapter of life. 

Hilltop Heights Home for the Memory Impaired

Hilltop Heights Home for the Memory Impaired

By Laura Herman

I'd be remiss to leave this out!

Written in the early 2000's when I was a young caregiver in a new memory care facility embracing the then-new concept of a homelike -rather than medical - model of dementia care, this collection of stories, quotes and unforgettable characters (at least they're unforgettable to me 😀), warms the heart and highlights how much fun dementia care can be in between the moments of heartache.

Safety Equipment

Vive Transfer Belt

Vive Transfer Belt

 

Transfer belts are more comfortable than traditional gait belts. They're essential for safely assisting a loved one with walking or getting up from a bed or chair.

Read more about the benefits of transfer belts at Safer Senior Care:
 6 Best Gait Belts & Transfer Belts for Moving Seniors: Getting Up Safely!

Stander Security Pole

Stander Security Transfer Pole

Transfer poles can be easily installed in most areas with standard ceilings and can provide a helpful handhold for an older adult to stand up safely and better maintain their independence.

Read more about the benefits of transfer poles at Safer Senior Care:
Best Transfer Poles for the Elderly