Simple Steps for Keeping Seniors Safe on Stairs

Keeping Seniors Safe When On The Stairs

Whether you are constructing, remodeling, or making modifications of stairs for an older adult, it is imperative that you take measures that will ensure the safe usage. As a person ages, their movements typically become hindered and their mobility starts to become limited. A simple task – such as maneuvering up and down stairs –… Read More…

Common Wheelchair Hazards in the Home

Wheelchair at Home

Individuals utilize wheelchairs for a large variety of reasons. Wheelchairs are a highly popular choice – in terms of mobility devices – and are, generally, considered to be the safest option for those who have a desire to maintain their independence. Despite the comfort, safety, and the ability to move from one location to another,… Read More…

5 Reasons Why a Barrier-Free Bathroom is The Way to Go

Barrier-Free Bathrooms

A barrier-free bathroom is a specially-designed space that accommodates individuals with disabilities, long-term injuries, and those suffering from movement limitations due to the natural aging process. The space within these rooms is opened up and accessible features are added to ensure optimal comfort and safety for all toileting, showering or bathing, and other personal hygiene… Read More…

How Can Ceiling Lifts Help Caregivers Safely Transport Overweight Patients?

Ceiling Lifts For Overweight Patients

Establishing a safe environment – in terms of patient care – is a challenging endeavor; however, the challenge grows and complications develop when it comes to overweight patients. This stems from the fact that the extra weight on the individual and the proper distribution of that weight greatly hinders the ability of the caregiver to… Read More…

Senior Eye Problems and The Impact of Those Issues

Senior With Eye Problems

As we age, our vision changes. These changes may involve the inability to distinguish appropriately between certain colors, complications seeing while driving during the evening, nighttime, and early morning hours, challenges adjusting to certain levels of glare, or problems with seeing up close or far away. While these common changes should not stop you from… Read More…

How to Create a Well-Lit Home for Your Older Loved One

Creating A Well Lit Home For Seniors

It is a well-known fact that most older adults have a desire to remain in their homes and independent for as long as possible. The question is, is it truly safe? If you are reading this, it is quite likely that you feel as if your loved one’s home is not as safe as it… Read More…

How to Make Stairs Safe for Seniors and Those with Movement-Limiting Disabilities

Stair Safety For Seniors

One of the biggest challenges that we face as we age is limited range of motion. This is also a challenge for those that suffer from a movement-limited disability. When an individual starts to experience complications in movement, one of the most dangerous components to their home are any and all stairs – be it… Read More…

Christmas Gift Ideas for Seniors That Value Their Health, Safety, and Independence

Christmas Gift For Seniors

As Christmas draws near, many are struggling to think of the perfect gift for an aging parent, grandparent, or other loved older loved one. This is often a challenging endeavor because many of the seniors that we know and love often seem to have everything that they want and/or need. However, just as we are… Read More…

The 3 Most Dangerous Areas of the Home for Seniors

Bathroom Dangerous for Seniors

When we hear and consider the word “home”, it often invokes calming thoughts of comfort, family, and safety. However, statistics indicate that unintentional injuries sustained within the home result in an astonishing 21 million doctor visits a year, and approximately 18,000 deaths resulting from those injuries. While all age groups experience injuries in the home,… Read More…

Integrating Wheelchair Ramps Aid in Promoting Independence Among Those with Limited Mobility

Wheelchair Ramps

A wheelchair ramp is a type of home modification that helps to promote high levels of independence among those that experience limitations with their mobility and must utilize a wheelchair to move from one area to another. The ramp is a type of retrofit or a type of adjustment that is made to the home… Read More…

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