Fall prevention should be at the forefront of your mind this season.
There are many ways to improve the safety of your loved one’s bathroom.
As a caregiver, you always have to be aware of any potential hazards that your loved ones may encounter.
During the winter, falls and injuries increase at a rapid rate. Before this winter is in full effect, take some time to prepare your home and the home of the loved one you are caregiving for both inside and out. There are a few adjustments that can be made to your home and a few [...]
If you or someone you are caring for is suffering from a chronic disease or even recovering from an injury, there is one common challenge: bathroom use. Circumstances that range from a total knee replacements, more common in elderly patients, to those of ACL surgery, common at any age, can cause challenges when it comes [...]
As we age, our normal patterns and routines can be interrupted easily. From trouble sleeping to having to get up in the middle of the night, it’s important for our homes to remain safe and easy to navigate. The AliMed® Motion Sensor Night Light overcomes the increased risk of falls at night by lighting up an area [...]
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 [...]
Adding a bed rail to a loved ones bed may take some convincing. Lets be honest, no one likes to admit that something as mundane as getting in and out of bed is now a challenge. Not to mention, a bed rail can be an eye sore. But as a caregiver, you know that safety [...]
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 [...]