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Raised Toilet Seats and Commodes

Wednesday, July 17th, 2019

Raised Toilet Seat

Most people don’t even think about the act of getting up and down from the toilet until it becomes difficult. Things that can make getting up and down from a toilet challenging are recent surgery or illness, decreased balance or strength and decreased mobility. When you have trouble getting up and down from the toilet, […]

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The Importance of Maintaining Independence as You Age

Monday, June 17th, 2019

The Importance of Maintaining Independence as You Age

As our parents and grandparents age, our first instinct is to help them with every little thing. But for them to maintain a healthy lifestyle physically, mentally, socially and emotionally, oftentimes it’s best to let them accomplish tasks on their own (when they are able to). In this blog, we’ll discuss what activities the senior […]

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A Great Stair Solution – Vertical Platform Lift

Wednesday, May 15th, 2019

Vertical Platform Lifts

As we age or become afflicted with certain medical conditions, walking up and down stairs can become extremely difficult and even dangerous. Many individuals are confined to lower levels in their home due to their inability to navigate stairs. Some medical conditions that can make it difficult to walk up and down stairs: Arthritis – […]

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How to Feel More Comfortable During Everyday Tasks At Home

Monday, April 15th, 2019

Grab Bars and Accessible Shower

You have taken a shower almost everyday for most of your life but as you are getting older, stepping into and out of your shower stall or tub is beginning to make you feel uneasy. There can be a variety of reasons for this new uneasiness because you: Have had a recent surgery and are […]

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What Are the Benefits of a Vehicle Lift?

Wednesday, March 27th, 2019

How can a vehicle lift benefit me?

In our last blog post we discussed how a mobility scooter can help those with decreased strength, endurance, or a loss of balance become more self-reliant and live a more independent life. In this blog we will discuss how you can take the freedom and independence that a mobility scooter allows one step further, with […]

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Don’t Let Mobility Issues Hold You Back From Living Your Best Life!

Friday, February 15th, 2019

How can a mobility scooter benefit me?

If you or a loved one are struggling with decreased strength, endurance, or a loss of balance, as the result of age-related degenerations, illness or injury, a mobility scooter can both drastically increase quality of life and help you maintain your sense of independence. No one wants to feel “stuck” within the confines of their […]

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How Home Modifications Can Allow You to “Age in Place” …with Dignity and Grace

Thursday, January 17th, 2019

How to make your home safer for those with mobility issues

By 2030 the Baby Boomer generation, numbering a staggering 61 million strong, will be aged 66 to 84; additionally, those born prior to 1946 (also referred to as the “Silent Generation”) will account for another 9 million people by 2030. This dramatic increase in the size of America’s senior citizen population presents a number of […]

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The Best Exercise for Seniors

Friday, December 28th, 2018

Best Exercise for Seniors is Walking

Do you ever feel like the days are going by really fast? It seems we run out of time to get tasks done that we have on our “to do” list. One of the things that is very important for you to do but often gets placed on the back burner is exercise. For seniors, […]

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Stair Solutions for Those Struggling with Mobility Issues

Tuesday, November 13th, 2018

Stair Solutions

Going up and down the stairs is something that so many of us take for granted; however, as we age, this seemingly routine task can become increasingly difficult and even perilous! According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, every 11 seconds an older adult is treated in the emergency room for a […]

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How to Make Your Bathroom Safe for Seniors

Monday, September 3rd, 2018

Woman Fell on Bathroom Floor

According to the National Institute on Aging, 80% of senior falls occur in the bathroom, many of which result in bruises, head trauma and broken bones. Since the likelihood of making a full recovery to one’s prior physical abilities becomes increasingly unlikely as we age (especially in the case of broken bones), life-long mobility issues […]

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The Differences Between Mobility Rollators and Walkers

Tuesday, January 2nd, 2018

rollators and walkers

If you ever had surgery or are just getting older and your balance is not up to par, your doctor or physical therapist may have told you to start using a walker or rollator for support. There are many different types of walkers and rollators on the market so we are providing a breakdown of […]

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If You Are A Senior, Will You Fall This Year? Find Out How to Avoid a Fall.

Wednesday, October 4th, 2017

one man falling and one on a stairlift

According to the World Health Organization (WHO) 37.3 million seniors fall each year and sustain injuries that warrant medical attention and many seniors, after a fall, begin a downward spiral in their health and ability. So, who is at risk of falling? There are some factors that correlate with who will fall: Age – Older […]

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How to know when it is time for someone else to do that for you

Friday, August 25th, 2017

Falling off of a ladder

Getting older is no fun and most seniors will tell you to “Never Get Old”.  Unfortunately, they still haven’t discovered the fountain of youth so until they do, we must age as gracefully as we can. One important thing to keep in mind as you age is that the body often ages faster than the […]

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Are you at risk for falling? Learn what makes seniors fall and how to avoid one yourself…

Tuesday, December 6th, 2016

woman fell on the floor

According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC), in the state of Delaware, 10% of people 65 and older and 12.4% of individuals aged 50-59 have fallen and sustained an injury within the past year. The National Institutes of health (NIH) reports that as we age changes happen in the body that affect sight, hearing, […]

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The New Trend for Seniors is to Stay in Your Own Home as You Age

Tuesday, December 23rd, 2014

man using porch lift

As many people are getting closer to retirement age, they are planning for their future care needs.  A lucky few will have family that will help take care of them but a majority of people will either choose to live their final days in a nursing home or by the hand of fate, just end […]

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