Category Archive for: ‘Care Giving’

  • First Steps to Aging in Place

    The First Stage of Successful Aging in Place

    Aging in place is the goal of many senior citizens. After all, very few people look forward to spending the last few days of their lives in an assisted living facility, nursing home, or hospital. However, aging in place doesn’t just happen. It must be …

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    Three Steps for Successful Aging in Place

    The Parents of “Baby Boomers” are Living Longer We are living in a time where there are more elderly people around us than ever. The parents of our “baby boomers” are now living longer lives. In many cases where the care of our elderly is …

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  • Alzhiemer Rollercoaster

    Eye Opening Alzheimers Videos That Could Change Your Life

    The holiday season has begun. I hope that your holidays will be bright and happy. If you have a loved one you are caring for with Alzheimer’s disease I wish you a new found hope of care and compassion after reading this article and watching …

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  • Mother In Law Suite

    The Pros and Cons of Caring for a Loved One at Home

      Deciding to care for an ailing family member is not always easy. However, there are some good things that can come from taking care of an ailing parent or grandparent at home. Let’s take a look at the inconveniences of providing care as well …

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  • Grab Bar Finishes

    Grab Bars: Types, Placement, And Installation For Bathroom Safety

    Grab bars are commonly used in bathtubs and showers to offer stability and piece of mind to the user. A properly installed grab bar can become an essential safety accessory to any household bath. Used properly, a grab bar can prevent hazardous falls in the …

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  • Roll In Shower Drains

    The Function, Look, and Benefits of Roll-In Shower Drains

    Showers started out with simple spray heads elevated over bathtubs. They evolved into stand-alone units referred to as shower stalls. Custom showers with tiled walls and floors that have center drains are also popular in new construction and remodeling projects. The problem of keeping water …

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  • Bathroom Floor Plan For Seniors

    How To Design An Accessible Bathroom Floor Plan For Seniors

    Many people don’t think far enough into the future when they are designing their home, and many old homes weren’t built with aging senior citizens on the mind. But now, more and more senior citizens are choosing to stay in their homes as they age, …

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  • Walk-in bathtub for elder home care

    Choosing The Right Bathtub For In-Home Care

    One of the challenges of providing in-home care for an ill or elderly loved one is finding the best sort of bathtub for them. The patient might have mobility issues that make getting out of a traditional bathtub difficult. One option is a walk-in bathtub. …

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  • accessible toilets for in-home care

    Choosing Accessible Toilets For In-Home Care

    The height, size and the right functions all should be considered before buying a new toilet. The major consideration in buying a new toilet is the measurement distance of the main sewer drain from the finished wall. The largest selection of toilets will fit the …

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  • Large Walk In Bathtubs With Shower Luxury Style

    The Bathroom: The Most Dangerous Room in the Home for the Elderly

    As Americans begin to enter their later years, many have a strong desire to stay in their homes rather than transition to an assisted living or nursing facility. However, it’s important for family members to help ensure that the home is a safe place for …

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  • transgenerational family home

    Transgenerational Home Design

    Over the years, society goes through regular changes. There was a time when multiple generations lived under one roof, so the ages in the home could range from young babies up to senior citizens enjoying their twilight years. As people moved to the suburbs and …

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  • Growing Mother in law suite trend

    Mother In Law Suites: A Growing Trend Among Baby Boomers

    Adding a Mother in-law suite is a rapidly growing trend in the US specifically among baby boomers. This trend has caught the attention of many national news sources such as USA Today, MSN, and Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate. The trend is steadily increasing …

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  • Hight adjustable kitchen sink with push button rasing and lowering

    Accessible Kitchen Sinks

    When designing a handicapped kitchen for a mother in-law suite or even simply for universal design, one of the biggest challenges is the sink. Most sinks feature a base that is as deep as the counter, and that limits wheelchair access. They may also be …

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  • Handi Rail Half Bed Rail

    Bed Rails for Seniors

    Generally speaking, growing older brings about a decreased level of mobility and an increased need for assistance in everyday tasks. For seniors, this is especially the case when it comes to getting in and out of bed. Bed rails can make this once effortless task …

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  • Elder Home Care Store

    How To Find The Best Senior Homecare Products

    Making the decision to build a mother in law suite in order to care for your aging parent is a very personal choice. It is essential to have the right information and resources to help you get educated and equipped with the best products for …

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  • Mom And Me

    Real Life Stories Of A Caregiver

    Everyone Loved Dolly My name is Barb and this is my story about how I became a caregiver to my mom, what I learned, and what I wish I did differently. My mom’s name was Florence, though she went by Flo Flo or Dolly. Everyone …

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