There are many ways to improve the safety of your loved one’s bathroom.
Falling out of bed often brings more stress and fear than is necessary. Falls can occur when someone is getting in or out of bed, not just from falling out of bed at night. While falling from bed can result in serious injuries, especially for the bones, there is a simple way to protect yourself [...]
Prevent Falls and Injuries in Your Bathroom! Fall prevention is vital in every room of your house – but we think, most specifically in the bathroom. The bathroom is a fall danger zone! Water splashes out of sinks and showers, lining tile floors and slick counter tops. The bathroom is definitely slippery when wet which [...]
Preparing a home for fall prevention can take a lot of patience and re-organizing. Preventing falls outside of the home is not as black and white. You cannot fully prepare yourself for the obstacles that may present themselves – especially in the winter after a big storm. Being ready for anything when traveling short or [...]
Keeping your loved one’s bedroom safe and comfortable is an important part to caregiving. The bedroom can be a safe haven and the place your loved one spends most of their day. There are several techniques to keep your loved one safe and comfortable within their safe haven whether you are worried about potential falls or giving your loved [...]
Caring for a loved one is a full time job. It comes with as many stresses as your actual – paid – full time job. One of those stresses could be, depending on your loved one, the potential of him or her falling. Our homes are filled with falling risks: stairs, tile and hardwood floors, [...]
Perhaps Dr. Seuss said it best: “So be sure when you step, step with care and great tact. And remember that life’s A Great Balancing Act.” For some, this fun little quote holds a more literal meaning. As a Parkinson’s patient, maintaining balance can be an everyday struggle that presents daily roadblocks and turns simple [...]