Bathroom Assists

  1. 5 Daily Living Aids to Help Sit, Stand, and Walk Independently

    As adults age, once simple tasks like sitting, standing, and walking can become more challenging, leading to a reduction in physical activity.  Older adults should participate in safe and effective moderate physical activities to achieve an improved quality of life.   Sadly, one-third of adults over the age of 50 lack physical activity in their daily lives. 1   Older adults living a sedentary lifestyle have reduced strength and balance which increases risk of falling2.  Senior adults, age 65 and older, are at high risk for falls with one out of three seniors falling each year.3   Daily living aids are helpful tools that will keep you safe and moving independently.   AllegroMedical.com presents five daily living aids to help you increase physical activity safely.

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  2. Urinary Incontinence: Behavioral Changes for Better Bladder Control

    Urinary incontinence is a common, yet treatable, condition that affects more than 25 million men and women in the United States. People suffering from incontinence don’t have control over the bladder, which can result in embarrassing wetting accidents. Many people rely on incontinence products, such as adult diapers, to help manage their bladder control problems, which may have been caused by weak pelvic floor muscles, pregnancy, prostate surgery, or disease. However, what people may not realize is that there are behavioral changes that can greatly reduce or even eliminate incontinence symptoms. Below are three ways that may lead to better bladder control:

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  3. Most Popular Daily Living Aids

    Tek Pal - Large Button TV Remote Control Aids to Daily Living (ADLs) or Daily Living Aids are assistive products and gadgets that promote a more independent lifestyle for those with physical limitations.  

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  4. Best Wipes for All-Over Skin Care

    Prevail Disposable Washcloths Face it, we live in a world of disposables.  And I say 'hooray' for those use-and-toss wipes that help us stay healthy, clean and sanitary.  Anything  pre-treated or pre-moistened with protection, moisture, anti-bacterials, that gets the job done fast is worth its weight in gold.

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  5. New Products at AllegroMedical.com

    We love adding new products to the AllegroMedical.com site.  So much so that we add them every day.  And because it is the holiday season, we've added some fun products related to lifestyle, grooming and relaxation - all in the name of good health, independence and well-being.  Happy shopping!

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  6. Best Bathroom Assists

    Potty humor aside, bathroom business is serious business no matter who you are.  And for those with mobility or other health issues, trips to the bathroom require actual planning.  Believe me, there are products to help.  AllegroMedical.com has the best priced, highest rated, selection of bathroom assists around. 

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  7. Travel Aids for Safety, Convenience and Comfort

    Travel, especially during the holidays, should be fun and exciting. Certainly no time to be stressed about safety, getting into and out of cars, on and off airplanes.  And let's face it, the more comfortable you are during  your journey and at your destination, the better. 

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  8. Best Products for Caregivers

    Caregivers have one of the hardest, yet most noble jobs in the world.  And when it comes to caregiving aids, Allegro Medical understands that even the simplest ones can have a major impact on the comfort, safety and independence of care giver and patient alike.  

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  9. Choosing a Toilet Seat Risers & Raised Toilet Seats

    Raised toilet seats are divine inventions for those who have trouble bending to sit on a standard toilet seat.  These elevated devices are routinely prescribed for short term use upon hospital discharge, usually to accommodate fractures or post-hip replacements and knee surgeries.  Elderly individuals and those with chronic arthritis, hip pain,  knee pain, back pain or mobility issues may require a more permanent solution to maintain independence in the bathroom.

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  10. Prevent Slips 'n Falls at Home

    The 2010 Winter Olympics start on February 12th and we are sure to see plenty of spills and thrills.  And though slips and falls are commonplace in the arena or on the slopes, they shouldn't happen at home.  

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