All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Senior Safety’

  • Basement Ex Fp

    Mother In Law Suite Floor Plans

    We have put together some Mother In Law Suite Floor Plans to help you start thinking about the best way to lay out your mother in-law suite. These are just examples, but they help to illustrate how simple and efficient design can help you keep …

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  • Accessible Bathroom Remodeling

    The 3 Building Blocks to an Accessible Bathroom

    None of us plans to become handicapped and unable to use bathroom facilities comfortably. However, aging, accidents and illnesses occur to you or a loved one. At that point, it makes sense to remodel your bathroom to accommodate the needs of any individual living in …

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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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  • 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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  • How to install grab bars in the bathrooom

    How To Install Grab Bars In The Bathroom

    Bathrooms, because of wet floors, tight quarters, and numerous hard surfaces and corners, can be quite the injurious location for a senior citizen. With decreased balance and mobility comes increased risk for slips and falls; fortunately, we can counter this risk and install some peace …

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  • Walker rollator

    Correct Setup of Your Walker or Rollator

    Setting your Walker to the Correct height If you use or are going to use a walker or rollator you need to make sure you start here. It is very important that you set your walker or rollator to the correct height. Failure to do …

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  • Technology Seniors

    Technology for Seniors

    Steve Jobs gains the attention of the national press when he introduces a new Apple product. Many of us hear the word “technology” and visualize the newest flat screen television. Few of us hear that word and immediately think about emerging technology for seniors, however. …

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  • Airgo Navigator: Light Weight Rollator and Transport Chair

    Top 3 Products For Caring For Aging Parents At Home

    3 Products to help you care for your elderly parent at Home There are so many products out there today for elder care at home that I though it might be helpful to share some of my favorites with you, my readers. These three elder …

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  • Professional Advice for Elderly Home Care Remodeling & New Construction

    Project Type If you are planning to  build an addition, you may want to consider finishing out your existing garage and building a new garage. The cost of building a new garage is far less (in some cases 1/2 as much) than adding additional new living space. For a …

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  • Guide to Dementia Care and Alzheimer’s Care at Home Part 2

    In Part 1 of this post we discussed Many aspects of Dementia and Alzheimer’s care at home including; Contemplating Dementia Home Care, Senior Safety for Dementia patients, How to create a comfortable environment for the special needs of someone suffering from dementia or Alzheimer’s disease, and other important information …

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  • Guide to Dementia Care and Alzheimer’s Care at Home Part 1

    Caring for a parent, grandparent or other aging loved one who is mentally and physically healthy can be challenging at times. Add Alzheimer’s disease or another form of dementia to the equation and the task of providing elder care becomes particularly daunting. There are many …

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  • Elder Care – First Steps For Elder Home Care

    As our loved ones grow older, we are often forced into difficult decisions. Sometimes we can see that our loved one needs help, and isn’t able to take care of themselves any longer. You may have noticed a change in your elderly loved one’s behavior. …

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  • Dementia Care – How to Identify Pain in Dementia Patients

    It isn’t always easy to identify pain in an elderly person who has Dementia. A person with dementia (or Alzheimers) can’t always tell you they have a toothache or remember how they got hurt in the first place. However, anyone can become a better pain …

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  • Enjoying Universal Design For The Shower

    Accessible homes designed for aging in place must have at least one bathroom with a wheel chair accessible shower. The minimum dimensions are 3’6” by 5’-0”. These measurements are compatible to standard bathtub dimensions. More and more residential builders are taking advantage of the desirability …

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  • Suitcase Ramp

    Wheelchair Ramps Part 4 – Costs

    This post is part 4 of the Wheelchair Ramp Series. Be sure to read part 1 and part 2 and 3 , to learn more about the main components of a properly constructed wheelchair ramp, design, and aesthetics and materials. – Wheelchair Ramps Part 1 – …

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  • Wheelchair Ramps Part 3 – Aesthetics And Materials

    This post is part 3 of the Wheelchair Ramp Series. Be sure to read part 1 and part 2 , to learn more about the main components of a properly constructed wheelchair ramp and its design – Wheelchair Ramps Part 1 – Overview, Wheelchair Ramps Part …

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