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Keeping Mom and Dad Safe at Home this Winter

What can an adult child suggest to their parents to keep them safe at home? Here are some ideas:

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Avoid Falls and be Safe in your House

Bathroom, bedroom or living room; avoid unnecessary falls in every room with these simple tips.

Everyone over the age of 50 should read this!

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Sustainability & Green Trends in Seniors

Sustainability & Green Trends in Seniors

I sometimes see ‘green’ becoming frugality gone too far.
Edmund Jones was delighted with the walker he bought at a rummage sale – until he fell badly and broke his hip. He told his niece, ‘I paid a good $50 for that piece of junk!’

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Benefits of Safety Grab Bars

Whether it is in the bathroom, the bedroom, in the kitchen or near the stairs, safety grab bars add many benefits around the home or office. If the bathroom is in need of more safety, then Steel Knurled Bars (most popular option) or Suction grab bars are the best bet. If getting in and out of the bed requires added assistance, then Bed Assist bars come in a variety of options such as Floor to ceiling mounts, bed side mounts and more.

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Explaining The Use Of A Power Chair Lift

Explaining The Use Of A Power Chair Lift

If you have decided on power chair lifts, you should know that it has quite a few aspects you would find enjoyable. With the technology of today, it has created a wider approach to this particular product. With this said, the features of this product has also widened and enables you to make the right decision.

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Use Shower Chairs for a Worry-Free Shower

Shower chairs are especially designed for comfortable and safe seating in the shower. The various models of shower chairs usually incorporate a set of safety features that are aimed towards the prevention of slipping and falling in the shower. Shower chairs are usually made from durable waterproof materials such as aluminum combined with plastic. There is a wide range of shower chair models that you can choose from. There are shower chairs with arm rests, adjustable legs

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Safety tips for seniors reducing risk, increasing peace of mind

Safety tips for seniors: reducing risk, increasing peace of mind

If you’re just entering retirement, chances are you have many years of good health and independence ahead. But the normal aging process still brings limitations that we all need to prepare for – such as slower reaction times and declining vision – which can lead to accidents and injuries…….

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The Do’s and Don’ts of Exercise for Older Adults

Exercises for an older adult population must be adapted, and many things must be considered such as what medication are you on, what medical condition do you have, can you stand, for how long, how is your balance, have you had a hip replacement, have you…

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SMART Gardening

Physiotherapists suggest you become a S.M.A.R.T. (Stretch, Move, Add it up, Reduce strain, Talk to a physiotherapist) gardener with these five simple tips…

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Create safe access to your home

Now that the nice weather is here, for those that have spent the better part of the cold months cooped up in the house due to a lack of safe and accessible means of entering and exiting the home, it may be time to consider carrying out the alterations necessary to one or more of your entrance ways to make them safer and more accessible to your specific needs.

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