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What's the best way to cut your elderly parents nails?
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Dr. Jon Ahrendsen
Family Medicine
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In brief: Carefully
It matters if they are cooperative with you or not.
Generally nails will cut easier if they are soaked first and a bit damp. Thickened nails and brittle ones can be harder to cut neatly. Use a good quality fingernail clippers or a fine scissors, use good light and take your time.

In brief: Carefully
It matters if they are cooperative with you or not.
Generally nails will cut easier if they are soaked first and a bit damp. Thickened nails and brittle ones can be harder to cut neatly. Use a good quality fingernail clippers or a fine scissors, use good light and take your time.
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