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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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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 Ultimate Guide to Osteoporosis

The 2021 Ultimate Guide to Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis is a common disease that affects an estimated 10.2 million adults in the United States. Also, about 44 million adults in the United States have low bone density and an increased risk of developing the disease.

Osteoporosis is serious and can be deadly, but in many cases, it is either manageable or preventable. So it’s important to be concerned about your bone health no matter what age you are.

In this article, we’ll discuss everything you need to know about osteoporosis, from what it is and what causes it to how it can be treated or prevented.

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Activities for Seniors with Dementia

Activities for Seniors with Dementia

Maintaining a healthy and active lifestyle is essential, regardless of your age, mental or physical condition.

Currently, what we find is a hugely extended life expectancy. This results from decades of cleaner living conditions, education, vaccination, elimination of many life-threatening diseases, better healthcare, and nutrition.

As the world’s population demographic skews more towards aging, the focus of medical science has shifted increasingly to the issues faced by this group of people all over the world. In this article, we'll go over the current life expectancy of adults, the importance of staying active, and good activities for seniors with dementia.

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The 2021 Ultimate Guide to Caregiver Burnout

The 2021 Ultimate Guide to Caregiver Burnout

With many responsibilities, caregivers run the risk of developing caregiver burnout (also known as caregiver fatigue). Caregiver burnout is a state of emotional, mental, and physical exhaustion. It can result from being in a stressful situation, not dealing with emotions appropriately, and constantly being on the go without taking breaks.

In this article, we’re going to cover the causes of caregiver burnout, who’s more at risk, signs and symptoms of caregiver burnout, the differences between burnout, stress, depression, compassion fatigue, and ways to treat and prevent caregiver burnout.

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