How many times do you get up at night? As we age the number of times we have to head to the bathroom in the middle of the night can increase significantly. Now add in cords, throw rugs, shoes, and your dogs favorite bone and you have yourself an all out obstacle course on your [...]
When you think of falling in the home many people’s first thoughts go toward the bathroom. And while falls in the bathroom lead to over 235,000 hospital visits every year, the kitchen is another room of the house where falls need to be taken into special consideration. With slippery floors and mishaps from reaching and [...]
Oh my aching back! My back hurts from sitting at my desk all day. My back is so tight from standing all day! My back aches from working out too much. My back is strained because I don’t work out enough! The Mayo Clinic has said that most Americans will experience back pain at some [...]
2.5 million older Americans are treated in the emergency room for falls every year. One in five falls result in a serious injury such as broken bones or a head injury. Each year at least 250000 people are hospitalized for hip fracture. Falls are the cause of more than 95% of hip fractures. These [...]
Continuing our month long Alzheimer’s Products highlights for Alzheimer’s Awareness Month, this week we’ll highlight the Wireless Wander Alarm. Easierliving carries a full line of Alzheimer’s at home care products to aid in keeping your loved one safe. More than half of those with Alzheimer’s and dementia will wander. Anyone with memory issues is at [...]
In today’s Fall Prevention Week guide to fall management we’ll take a look at your living areas. Living rooms, halls and stairways all have their own challenges when it comes to fall prevention. Wires, cords, a rug with an upturned corner, that chair that’s a bit too low, slippery stairs, and trying to clean things [...]
In today’s focus for National Fall Prevention Awareness Week we’ll move to the Bathroom. Ahh the bathroom, the lavatory, the restroom, the loo, the latrine. By any name it’s one of the most dangerous places in the house to fall. Hard fixtures, close quarters, and wet conditions can all lead to some pretty serious injuries [...]
Did you know this week is National Fall Prevention Awareness Week and National Fall Prevention Day is September 23rd this year? EasierLiving wants to help spread the word and spotlight some fall management products for your home to help you prevent falls and stay healthy and on your feet. All this week we’ll go room [...]
Safeguarding the exterior of your home is equally as important as the inside.
Instead of suffering through those aches, pains and sprains, keep the following in mind when completing your yard work this fall.