Bathroom Safety

6 Steps to Making Your Home Senior Friendly

When updating your house to make it senior-friendly, there are several things to consider. These include kitchen conveniences, bathroom fixtures, and much more. There are many options you can find on the internet which, together with your novel ideas, can prepare a lovely home for your loved ones. Not everyone has the luxury of designing [...]

By | 2020-01-16T11:35:16+00:00 January 16th, 2020|Bathroom Safety, Bedroom Safety, Guest Posts|Comments Off on 6 Steps to Making Your Home Senior Friendly

5 Simple Ways to Make Your Bathroom Senior-Friendly

As we age, so do our bodies, meaning our balance and mobility decrease and it’s easier to fall. Studies have shown that making your bathroom more senior accessible is important since there is a greater chance for falls. Considering a good portion of daily life is spent in the bathroom it should be in any [...]

By | 2019-12-09T10:01:14+00:00 December 9th, 2019|Bathroom Safety|Comments Off on 5 Simple Ways to Make Your Bathroom Senior-Friendly

Shower Chair Guide: Choosing and Using the Best Shower Chair

What is a Shower Chair? A shower chair (also known as a tub seat, bath chair, or various other names) is a water resistant chair that may or may not include a backrest and armrest. This type of durable medical equipment usually features a slip-resistant seat as well as rubber or suction cup-style feet to [...]

By | 2019-11-27T10:14:27+00:00 October 28th, 2019|Bathroom Safety, Guides, Senior Living|Comments Off on Shower Chair Guide: Choosing and Using the Best Shower Chair

Best Fall Prevention Products for 2019

If you’re caring for an older adult, or have one in your life who you care deeply about, you’re probably concerned about slip and fall accidents. Older adults are at greater risk for slips and falls for many reasons. And not only are they at greater risk of falling, but they’re more likely to sustain [...]

By | 2019-08-28T15:04:54+00:00 August 28th, 2019|Bathroom Safety, Bedroom Safety, Caregiving|Comments Off on Best Fall Prevention Products for 2019

Life After the First Fall: What Should Be Done

Witnessing an aging parent’s physical health slowly decline into unsteadiness is never easy. There may be many warning signs, but the first time your father or mother has a serious fall can be a traumatic experience. Both the senior and family caregivers are often unsure what to do next. Rest assured, there are ways to [...]

By | 2019-07-25T09:18:23+00:00 July 24th, 2019|Bathroom Safety, Bedroom Safety, Guest Posts, Senior Living|Comments Off on Life After the First Fall: What Should Be Done

Caring for Senior Relatives at Home

Older adults who require assistance with daily living receive excellent care in senior living communities, but that care comes at a price. When assisted living or a nursing facility is too expensive, bringing a parent, grandparent, or senior relative to live with you, or renting out a private one-bedroom apartment for your loved one, are [...]

By | 2019-07-18T14:14:58+00:00 July 18th, 2019|Bathroom Safety, Bedroom Safety, Caregiving, Guest Posts|Comments Off on Caring for Senior Relatives at Home

Useful Home Medical Equipment For Seniors

The market of innovative healthcare products for seniors is flourishing and growing by leaps and bounds. Many of these products can be of assistance to seniors in various ways. Some of these innovative items are transforming the healthcare industry in ways many would have never believed are possible. The senior population is increasing exponentially every [...]

By | 2019-09-24T10:00:33+00:00 March 19th, 2019|Bathroom Safety, Daily Living Aids, Guest Posts|Comments Off on Useful Home Medical Equipment For Seniors

Bathroom Safety Tips for the Elderly [Infographic]

Shop Bathroom Safety   A primary concern of senior citizens is whether they can continue to live independently as they get older. Their loved ones often have the same concerns. Even if seniors want to continue to live on their own, they must confront the fact that they may not be as capable of [...]

By | 2019-03-04T13:46:56+00:00 January 22nd, 2019|Bathroom Safety, Guest Posts|Comments Off on Bathroom Safety Tips for the Elderly [Infographic]

Bedside Commodes: What They Are & The Many Types You Can Get

Bedside commodes, known by a host of other names including commode chair, toilet chair or portable commode, are an important bedroom addition for many patients. However, the bedroom is not the only place these helpful medical equipment products come in handy. But before we delve into its many uses, let's start with the basic definition [...]

By | 2019-12-27T12:15:51+00:00 June 8th, 2018|Bathroom Safety, Bedroom Safety, Guides|Comments Off on Bedside Commodes: What They Are & The Many Types You Can Get

Installing Grab Bars for Shower Safety

Keeping your family safe every day is a top priority. In your home, potential hazards put you at higher risk for injury. While you may not realize it, your shower can be one of the most dangerous areas in your home. More specifically, overlooking installation of handrails, often referred to as grab bars, can be [...]

By | 2019-03-04T13:46:58+00:00 April 7th, 2018|Bathroom Safety, Guest Posts, Senior Living|Comments Off on Installing Grab Bars for Shower Safety