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Home And Safety

Home-adaptations

  • Home Adaptations for Senior Safety

    The majority of seniors wish to continue to live in their own homes for as long as possible.  However, many homes are not designed to meet their changing needs as…   more ]
  • Home and Safety

    Home and Safety If you’ve decided that staying in your own home is best for you, the Care Guide strives to provide you with some resources to help make sure…   more ]
  • Home Safety Checklist

    Solutions For Better Aging Home Safety Checklist for seniors is a tool for caregivers to assess possible hazards and functional performance within the home environment.  It allows them to initiate…   more ]
  • Building an accessible bathroom for the elderly or disabled

    There is a lot to take into consideration when planning an accessible bathroom.   Ultimately, everything is secondary to these two primary goals: 1.  Making the bathroom experience safer 2.  Making…   more ]
  • Caring for a Wandering Alzheimer's Person at Home

    Wandering around the house by a person with Alzheimer's may be irritating to the caregiver, but not necessarily unsafe.  In this case, you as caregiver, may need to adjust your anxiety…   more ]
  • Falls and Fall Prevention in the Home

    Falls are the leading cause of fractures, injury and deaths among persons over the age of 65.  The prevention of falls greatly improves the chances of staying at home.  Falls…   more ]
  • Fire Safety in the Home

    Fire safety is a crucial issue for seniors who choose to live in their own home.  Those caring for aging loved ones who wish to remain at home, need to…   more ]
  • Hiring a Contractor

    Hiring a Contractor Hiring a contractor to do a home renovation can be a challenging exercise, especially for older adults. And, because you’re trusting them to the job right, on…   more ]
  • Safety-proofing Your Home for Alzheimer's Care

    Here are some things you can do - booth inside and outside the home to make it easier for a person with memory care issues to continue daily activities, to…   more ]

Home-health-products

  • Keeping Safe with Safety Aids

    Many of the products on the market today can make your life easier, more enjoyable and safer. Many are not very expensive, and some would make nice gifts. These products…   more ]
  • Hip Protection helps in Reducing Hip Fractures

    Tips to Protect your Hips Falls are the leading cause of injury-related hospitalization amongst Canadian seniors. According to the Public Health Agency of Canada’s Seniors Fall Second Report, 20-30% of…   more ]
  • Internet Usage among Older Adults Growing Slowly

    Internet usage among older adults is still low, although recent gains demonstrate that is changing, but you still need to reach older adults through the printed word.   The Care…   more ]
  • Preventing Falls

    Preventing Falls The good news is that falls are not a natural consequence of growing older.  Steps can be taken to prevent falls by identifying the major risk factors and…   more ]
  • The Facts About Assistive Devices

    As age advances, some seniors experience discomfort or fear when doing activities they enjoyed in their younger years.  If this is happening to you, an assistive device may help you…   more ]