painful toenail care

How to get an elder to cut their toenails?

Try clipping toenails after a warm bath or soak as this softens toenails and makes them easier to cut. Try using a footstool so the elderly person can place their foot on that to cut their toenails. Make sure it is non-slip so they have.

There are long-handled toenail scissors and long-handled clippers. There are also toenail clippers attached to a heavy base.

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