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Tips on Keeping Your Bathroom Safe for Seniors

Bathroom is one of the most important places you need to pay attention to if you have aging loved ones living with you at home. Truth is, everyday routine such as washing up and bathing can be challenging for many older adults. So to make sure your senior loved ones are safe in their own… Read More…

Bathroom Safety Design Tips for Seniors

We all know that elderly people are prone to slips and falls and bathroom is considered as one of the most dangerous rooms for them. To make sure that our elderly loved ones stay safe within our homes, here are some tips you can use when designing the bathroom. Get rid of all unnecessary cords… Read More…

How to Prevent Falls in Your Home

Each year, more and more people aged 65 and above end up in the hospital because of the injuries caused by falls and slips. To make sure that your loved ones are protected in your own home, here are some tips on how to prevent falls. Arrange your furniture in order to make room for… Read More…

Securing Home Safety for Seniors

There’s no question that home safety should be a priority among senior citizens. As people grow older, they tend to stay home more and this therefore calls for efforts to keep the house a safe and comfortable place to live in. Securing home safety involves the following efforts: investing in assistive devices such as non-slip… Read More…

How to Keep Your Home Safe

Home is not an exception from the list of essential places that are prone to accidents; it is supposed to be the safest place on earth but it can’t stop bad occurrences from happening if they are bound to occur. Yes, we can’t make ourselves invincible from home accidents but there are ways to prevent… Read More…

Physical Exercises Reduces Seniors’ Falls

According to a report made in Cochrane Reviews by Lesley Gillespie, MD, and her colleagues from the University of Otago in Dunedin, New Zealand, group exercise reduced fall risk by 15% and at-home physical activity lowered it by 22%. With nearly one-third of elderly patients at risk to falls every year, researchers have been very… Read More…

Increasing Home Safety with the Addition of Grab Bars

Grab bars are great additions to any home because they help enhance protection for your love ones. Not so long ago, self-driving auto cars have been a trending topic because of their safety features. And just like these vehicles, grab bars will help senior citizens or people with disabilities to make their everyday activities much… Read More…

Free Courses for Seniors at University of Arkansas

The University of Arkansas admissions invites senior citizens in their community to enroll in the courses they offer for free. Despite the various barriers that the aging population encounter, such as physical and financial disabilities, there are still many elderly people who want to attend school and continue learning new things. The University of Arkansas… Read More…

Belize Zoo Improves Walkways for Handicaps and Elderly

Jerome Flores, a consultant for SHED (Stroller-Handicap-Elderly-Disabled), paid a visit to Belize Zoo to try out the new walkway. He was joined by Berto Wohlers and Tony Garel who managed the progress of SHED. The trio had a good “wheel around” the zoo. The difference between the loose-gravel pathway and the upgrade is something to… Read More…

Many Seniors In Australia Are iPad Users

While most senior citizens in different parts of the world are not too keen on using high tech gadgets, that is not the case for the elderly in Australia. According to reports, many elderly people in Australia are becoming tech-savvy as most of them are now using iPads. Yes, you heard it right! Many grandparents in… Read More…