SILVERcare in Greenville, NC, Washington NC, Williamston, NC and Kinston NC has been providing home care for over 20 years, and we know that cleanliness routines for seniors are challenging. To help give you and your family support, we’ve come up with a guide for quick and easy cleanliness tips so that you can help your aging loved ones feel clean and independent. Here is our quick guide full of tips!
1. Buy Wipes
Wipes come in many forms and are an easy way to get clean. For the face, you should buy gentle face wipes that have some moisturizer. This is a gentle method that will keep their delicate skin healthy. Another type of wipes you can buy are bath wipes. These are a great option because they conserve the energy when you can’t muster the strength to do a full bath or shower. They also are thicker and you can heat them up in the microwave so that they’re extra comfortable.
2. Try Shampoo Caps
Shower caps are a great way to get hair clean without using up the time and energy that it takes to get in and out of a shower. Shampoo caps are a great and easy way to get hair clean. All you have to do is pop it in the microwave and it’s ready to go! You can also stretch your money by buying the shampoo solution and reusing the caps to cut costs.
3. Make a Chart
For seniors that are struggling with their memory, having a chart is a great way to keep track a routine. You may want to schedule your full out showers, when you use the shampoo caps, etc. A chart is a great way to keep track of everything your senior needs to do for their day to day lives.
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SILVERcare is a locally owned, licensed home care agency which was established in 1993 in Greenville, NC, Washington NC, Williamston, NC and Kinston NC. We provide in-home assistance and personal care services to the elderly, disabled and injured.
The greatest fear many seniors have about the aging process is the loss of their independence. SILVERcare addresses these concerns by giving seniors the support they need to remain in their homes, living independently, for as long as possible. Our personal care services provide peace of mind to our clients and their families. If you’re ready to get started, contact us today!