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The Caregivers Guide to In-Home Safety: 79 Tips for Senior 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 Ultimate Bathroom Safety Checklist

The Ultimate Bathroom Safety Checklist

Because of its wet and dark nature, the bathroom is proven to be the most dangerous area in any home. To help prevent accidents and injury, we’ve broken down each bath safety aid by the area they help with, including balance, mobility, and accessibility. If you’re in the market for bathroom safety equipment, use this checklist to help guide your decision.

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The 2020 Ultimate Guide to Bathroom Safety

The 2021 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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How to Organize Activities for the Elderly

How to Organize Activities for the Elderly

Although later life may seem to involve a lot of rest, health care, and medical support, there are other vital aspects to enjoying older years, including activities for senior citizens.

Above all else, daily activities help us socialize, engage and have fun, regardless of our age, mental or physical condition. Why should older people miss out on all that?

So, what do older people do for fun - and who can readily do them? Read on for an easy step-by-step guide on organizing activities for the elderly. 

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Buyer's Guide: Selecting the Best Raised Toilet Seat

Buyer's Guide: Selecting the Best Raised Toilet Seat

As aging in place grows more prevalent, so does the importance of bathroom safety. Most in-home accidents occur in the bathroom, making it crucial to acknowledge and resolve any safety concerns. Raised toilet seats are a vital safety aid that can make a world of difference in one's independence, bath safety, and overall quality of life. This guide covers everything you need to know about selecting the right raised toilet seat, including what a raised toilet seat is, what to consider before purchasing, how to use them, and more.

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