Bedroom Safety

How to Prevent Fractures and Falls: Tips to Keep Seniors Safe

Falls are common among the elderly population. Statistics cited on the CDC claim that every year, at least a quarter of all adults over 64 will experience a fall, and 3 million seniors visit emergency departments each year after suffering a fall. And once someone falls, his chances of falling again are doubled. Many seniors [...]

By | 2020-08-03T11:15:03+00:00 August 3rd, 2020|Bathroom Safety, Bedroom Safety, Health|Comments Off on How to Prevent Fractures and Falls: Tips to Keep Seniors Safe

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 | 2020-07-09T14:52:22+00:00 January 16th, 2020|Bathroom Safety, Bedroom Safety, Guest Posts|Comments Off on 6 Steps to Making Your Home Senior Friendly

The Unexpected Costs of Cancer Care

Cancer treatment is a long and unpleasant process, and, unfortunately, it doesn't end with the stay in the hospital. The ordeal continues and is compounded by the financial burden that many sufferers have to carry during their battle with cancer. The list of unexpected costs for cancer care is endless. It goes beyond treatment, and [...]

By | 2020-07-09T14:55:30+00:00 January 15th, 2020|Bedroom Safety, Caregiving, Daily Living Aids, Guest Posts|Comments Off on The Unexpected Costs of Cancer Care

Best Hospital Mattresses for Home Health Care

Around one-fourth of all falls in the healthcare environment are falling from bed. For every fall, there is a solution that can lower the probability. However, being a primary caregiver, it sometimes becomes difficult to balance. One thing that you can provide to patients with restricted mobility or health problems is a night of sound [...]

By | 2020-07-22T14:19:34+00:00 November 20th, 2019|Bedroom Safety|Comments Off on Best Hospital Mattresses for Home Health Care

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

How Your Mattress Can Affect Your Health

It is important to have a good night’s sleep if you want to wake up feeling refreshed and start your day on a happy note. Also, a good night’s sleep is conducive to maintaining good health, and happiness. In order to sleep well at night, you are sure to need a quality mattress. Very few [...]

By | 2019-11-20T16:19:14+00:00 May 30th, 2019|Bedroom Safety, Guest Posts|Comments Off on How Your Mattress Can Affect Your Health

5 Bedroom Essentials for Seniors

  Watching our parents or relatives grow old is tough. Watching them lose their physical abilities and mental sharpness can take an emotional toll, and can be even more trying for them. The best we can do is create as comfortable and safe an environment as we can to make them feel more at ease. [...]

By | 2019-05-08T10:11:19+00:00 May 8th, 2019|Bedroom Safety, Guest Posts, Senior Living|Comments Off on 5 Bedroom Essentials for Seniors

Home Lighting Tips for Seniors

Changes in vision present a constant safety hazard for older adults, especially those who live in homes with inadequate, uneven, or too-bright lighting. The situation is worsened by the diminished eyesight that’s a natural and to-be-expected effect of aging. Seniors may also experience fluctuating vision, loss of peripheral eyesight, or distorted vision. These are often [...]

By | 2019-03-19T12:12:49+00:00 March 22nd, 2019|Bedroom Safety, Home Safety Modifications, Senior Living|Comments Off on Home Lighting Tips for Seniors