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Every senior wants to remain independent in his or her own home as long as possible. There are four basic elements needed to accomplish this goal: accessibility adaptations, furniture design, color scheme and sensory accessories. Read more

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The bathroom is routinely cited as the most dangerous room in the house for seniors. Countless slips and falls occur in the bathroom, causing a difficult (and sometimes embarrassing) situation for families. Read more

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Activities that take place in the bathroom are a simple part of most peoples’ daily routine. Yet, slips in the tub and falls in the shower or from the toilet may cause serious injuries. Read more

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Statistics show that many preventable accidents occur in bathrooms. Falls are the top culprit in this category. Read more

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If you don’t live near your aging parents, holiday visits are a great time to observe your parents’ behaviors and physical capabilities to see if they need more help performing daily activities. Read more

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A hot shower is a must for many people to either start or finish the day. Elderly loved ones, however, are at a greater risk for scalding than other populations for a variety of reasons. Read more

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