Caring for Seniors and those with Special Needs

Caring for a loved one can be challenging. We are your trusted source for information on how to help seniors and those with special needs.

At Help And Wellness, we cover everything related to elderly wellness. You will find information about assistive devices, in-depth reviews of modifications to help age in place and adaptive equipment for seniors and children with special needs.

Whether you need help lifting a child, helping an elderly family member navigate their home, or are looking for help choosing other adaptive equipment – we have you covered.

HelpAndWellness offers general information on how different types of equipment operate. We help you choose from the myriad adaptive technologies.

We also provide detailed product reviews and comparisons, so that you can make an informed decision when you decide to purchase something to make the lives of your loved ones a little better.

Who is Behind This Site?

This website is maintained and managed by a team of experts from senior care and health sciences. Our content is vetted by a panel of doctors, physiotherapists and occupational therapists to make sure that you receive the correct advice.

You can read more about our team in the About Us section of our website.

Topics Covered on Help And Wellness

At Help And Wellness, we cover topics around the wellness of seniors, the elderly and those with special needs. Here are the broad topics that we talk about on Help And Wellness.

Special Needs and Disability

We have a special section here devoted to people of all ages who have special needs or disabilities. Our health experts talk about how to manage life, whether you are…

Conditions and Procedures

Dementia, Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, arthritis are common conditions in old age. Often, many people need to undergo certain elective or non-elective procedures to take care of these conditions. In this section,…

Games and Sports

One of the best ways to keep physically and mentally fit as you age is to keep playing your favorite game or sport. And yes, it is possible to keep…

Mental Health

Along with physical changes to the body, old age brings many mental adjustments. It is as important to take care of your mental health, as you age, as it is…

Nutrition

It is very important to take care of what you eat, as you age. Your body can not process your food the same way as it did in your younger…

Exercise Equipment

Choosing the right exercise equipment is the key to getting a good workout. But it is easier said than done. With the frenetic pace of innovation, you have thousands of…

Exercise and Workout

With the right exercise regime, you can literally make your body last a lifetime! Whether you like to go for a walk or a run, lift weights, like pilates or…

Journey’s End

All good things must come to an end. This is something that we need to deal with when we are taking care of the elderly. In this section, we help…

Legal Support

Seniors can often be exposed to situations where they need expert legal assistance. While every situation is unique and we do not give legal advice, we can help to point…

Money and Career Advice for Seniors

Earning and managing money remains one of the most important aspects of our lives after childhood. If you have been fortunate in your youth and have earned and saved well,…

Senior Lifestyle

They say that retirement is the golden time of your life. You have worked hard for decades and hopefully have saved enough money to see you through the next few…

Relationships

The world of relationships can be complicated for seniors. This is the stage of life when their relationship with their children changes dramatically. Many children become caregivers for their parents…

Technology

You need not be a techno-phobe if you consider yourself elderly. In modern times, technology has evolved to help older adults as much as young teenagers. We have more and…

Beauty and Grooming

People of all ages want to look their best. As we grow older, our beauty requirements evolve. The resources below will help you to make the best choices for beauty…

Aids and Appliances

You need specialized appliances as you grow older. From lightweight vacuum cleaners to ADA compliant dishwashers. Here, we help you navigate the world of aids and appliances for the elderly.

Caregiving Business

With the baby boomer population retiring, senior care is literally a booming business! If you are planning to launch a business around caring for the elderly or if you already…

Senior Safety

As people age, they become increasingly vulnerable to physical injuries and emotional and financial abuse. Keeping seniors safe is one of the most important responsibilities of a caregiver and indeed,…

Care Equipment

Caregiving can be physically demanding work. The right care equipment can make the lives of both, the caregiver and the care receiver a lot easier. From supporting the weight of…

Elderly Parents

As we grow older, a time comes when we need to take care of our elderly parents. And it is not easy for everyone when the roles are reversed –…

Caregiver Hub

Taking care of seniors is a challenging and unique profession. In very few jobs you end up playing a central role in the personal life of your client. Caregiving is…

Other Areas

A house has many areas to enjoy (and take care of). From the porch and deck to your living room and staircase. For those wanting to age in place, it…

Garden and Yard

Many seniors love gardening but find it increasingly difficult to bend and carry heavy things around. But with the right implements, the elderly can take their passion well into their…

Bedroom Modifications

As we age, we tend to become lighter sleepers. Hence getting a good night’s sleep is very important for elderly health and longevity. Here, we help you decide what are…

Kitchen Modifications

A safe kitchen for the elderly makes them independent when it comes to cooking and eating. For many families, the kitchen is their center of existence – the place where…

Toilet Modifications

Safe and comfortable toileting means dignity for seniors. It also reduces a lot of work for their caregivers. There are dozens of options to choose from when it comes to…

Bathroom Modifications

As we age, a daily routine task like taking a bath can become difficult (and at times, even dangerous). With proper bathroom modifications, you can ensure that the elderly can…

Walkers and Rollators

As our bodies age, it becomes increasingly difficult for us to support and balance ourselves. Walkers and rollators are ideal for those who have lost some stability and need some…

Canes and Crutches

Canes are crutches are nifty devices that can make lives easy for the elderly, the disabled, or those recovering from an injury or surgery. Depending upon the disability, you have…

Mobility and Knee Scooters

Mobility scooters are battery operated used by the elderly and the disabled to move (mostly) outdoors. they are ideal for up to a distance of five to eight miles. They…

Wheelchairs

A wheelchair opens up the world for those with mobility issues. They are useful mobility aids to help you get from point A to point B, if you find it…

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