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Tips on How to Take Care of Senior Loved Ones at Home

Many seniors prefer to receive treatment at home instead of a hospital. That being said, it is important for you to make some changes in your own home to make it a safer and more usable space.  Below are some tips on how you can adjust your home. Install offset door hinges in narrow doorways…. Read More…

Tips for Home Heating Equipment

Because of the fact that U.S. fire departments are frequently called out to respond to non-fire carbon monoxide incidents during colder months, tips on home heating equipment is essential. According to report, half of all home heating equipment fires come from flammable items that are stored too close to the heating equipment. Below are some… Read More…

Engaging Activities for the Elderly

Staying active as we age does have a lot of benefits. It does not only improve your physical state but also enhances the emotional and social aspects of your life. Engaging in various activities, such as the following, is even more convenient especially if you are a senior citizen with a lot of time to… Read More…

Tips for Traveling with Seniors

When traveling, it is not unusual for many senior citizens to encounter difficulties. Fortunately, there are numerous things that can be done to make the experience less of a hassle and more enjoyable. Determine the factors that can affect the quality of your trips, such as any health complications, the weather, physical limitations, etc. Avoid… Read More…

Frequently Answered Questions: Ramps and Wheelchairs

People with disabilities, physically or not, are still human beings with hearts and feelings. Judging and discriminating them because of their inabilities is transgression in its own sense. Imagine the same thing happening to you or your loved one, unfortunate and desolating isn’t it? If you know someone suffering from disabilities, understanding the following context… Read More…

‘Tongue Piercing’ Helps Paralyzed Patients Drive Wheelchairs

Tongue piercings may not just be fashion statement these days as scientists have found a use for them that could help change the lives of people with physical disabilities. A new device is allowing paralyzed people to maneuver their wheelchairs just by flicking their tongue in the right direction. Users will have to get their… Read More…

Firefighters Volunteer to Create a Wheelchair Ramp for Veteran

On November 7, several trucks gathered around Jerry and Neita White’s home in Clark County, Las Vegas. Jerry White is an 83-year-old World War II veteran who suffered from several emergency surgeries and strokes in the last couple of years. He spent over 20 years working at the Nevada Test Site and has encountered a… Read More…

When Children Become Their Parents’ Parents

There will come a time when children will be the ones taking care of their parents. Sometimes, parents become quite uncomfortable about this setting and try their hardest to ask for as little assistance as possible. In cases like this, a child has to sit her parents down for a talk and explain to them… Read More…

Handicapped Man in Brazil Forced to Build Wheelchair Ramp

Sadly, basic infrastructures that cater to the needs of many people are lacking in Latin America’s wealthiest nation. Just recently reported, a paraplegic man named Samuel de Oliveira grew tired of waiting for any action coming from the government. Because of the lack of care to address current situations of the disadvantaged, he decided to… Read More…

Ensuring Senior Citizen’s Mobility Safety Through Wheelchair Ramps

To ensure the safety of aging people living under your care, it’s only righteous to revamp your house to higher safety standards. Senior citizens who are less able to move around without depending on other people’s assistance will benefit from using wheelchair ramps. Apart from hiring a professional wheelchair ramp designer, understanding the strategies pointed… Read More…