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The Caregivers Guide to In-Home Safety

The Caregivers Guide to In-Home Safety

When seniors fall, it can be more costly compared to younger people. It's essential to take preventative steps to help reduce the risk of your caree falling and injuring themselves. We've compiled these in-home safety tips and appropriate senior safety devices to help you go through your caree's home and ensure they aren't at high risk of injury. Use this as a home safety checklist for seniors when walking through the house.

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The 2020 Ultimate Guide to Bathroom Safety

The 2020 Ultimate Guide to Bathroom Safety

The bathroom is one of the most dangerous places in the house for seniors. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, one in four Americans 65 and older falls each year, and the National Institute of Aging found that 80% of these falls happen in the bathroom. 

That being said, the bathroom should be one of the first places you safety proof as you or your loved one ages. This guide provides you with everything you need to know to get started. 

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When to Choose a Commode Toilet: Improving Bathroom Safety

When to Choose a Commode Toilet: Improving Bathroom Safety

Using a standard toilet can be one of the most challenging and worrisome elements of the bathroom for senior citizens. The bathroom, in general, is the most dangerous room in the house for seniors; it has many slippery surfaces, sharp edges, and involves a lot of motion to utilize correctly. For many seniors living at home, there isn't an easily accessible bathroom on the main level of their home, or close to the bedroom for nighttime use.

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How to Improve Bathroom Safety: Toilet Support Rails

How to Improve Bathroom Safety: Toilet Support Rails

When surveyed about their living arrangements, the majority of older Americans state that they hope to stay at home as they age. Most would rather live in their current homes, modified to meet their changing needs, than move into any assisted living. Seniors today have a lot of options for making installation-free modifications for bathroom safety that can make living at home more comfortable, safer, and more doable than ever before. These products have suction cups on them, so no drilling or wall modifications are needed.

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The Importance of Bath Safety - Carex Health Brands

The Importance of Bath Safety

One of the key missions of Carex Health Brands is to help patients live independently, and to do so successfully requires a relentless focus on bathroom safety. Providing a safe bathroom environment prevents accidents and allows patients to lead an independent life.

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3 Tips for Elderly Bathroom Safety - Carex Health Brands

3 Tips for Elderly Bathroom Safety

As we get older, even the little things become more challenging. For seniors, mobility issues can affect all aspects of life, including everyday activities like using the bathroom. We've created these safety tips for bathroom safety to increase the independence and accessibility that older adults with mobility issues may struggle with.

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