Resources — Caregiving

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The 2023 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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14 Days of Bite Size Caregiver Tips

Caregiving is by far one of the most challenging roles to be in. It's filled with hectic schedules, periods of adjustment, feelings of overwhelm, and so much more. And while guides to help, they can induce feelings of information overload. With this in mind, we've created our email series "14 Days of Bite-Size Caregiver Tips." You'll receive 14 daily emails with an actionable tip you can use to make your role more manageable. Each tip has no "fluff" and can be implemented the same day.

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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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Buyer's Guide: Selecting the Right Walking Cane

If you're having trouble walking or recently experienced an injury or surgery, one of the first mobility aids you might consider is a cane. The right cane can provide support to help improve your balance, relieve pressure on your joints, and compensate for the weaker side of your body. It can also help reduce the risk of falls and assist you in sitting or standing. 

But how do you choose the right cane for you? The wide array of canes on the market can make choosing the right one daunting and confusing. This guide outlines everything you need to consider before purchasing a cane.  

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