Home Safety Modifications

How Aging Adults Can Stay Safe While Moving Around

One of the best things aging adults can do to stay healthy is to walk, get enough exercise, and move around in general. Despite this, older individuals are less likely to get around on their own, often due to a fear of falling. Well, this anxiety is justified. It is estimated that around 3 million [...]

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 [...]

Tips for Recovering At Home After A Knee Replacement Surgery

Knee arthroplasty, or knee replacement surgery, can help restore the natural function of a damaged knee and aid in relieving the pain in a severely diseased or damaged knee joint. Knee arthroplasty is a common procedure that involves cutting away all diseased or damaged cartilage and bone from the shinbone, kneecap, and thighbone, which collectively [...]

5 Products to Help Seniors Sleep Well

Since 20 percent of the U.S. population will be aged 65 or older by 2030, how well the elderly sleep will have a significant impact on public health in the United States for decades. Seniors often have a harder time falling asleep than their younger counterparts, due to a number of factors. Changing sleep patterns, [...]

Safe and Sound: Make Your Home Mobility Friendly

Creating a safe and comfortable home for easier mobility requires rearranging the way the everyday objects and furniture are accessed and placed. Remodeling is a daunting task, but simple rearranging can prevent a home overhaul while remaining a comfortable living space. Spaces need to be wider for walking assistance, and safety devices can be installed [...]