Tag Archives: Safety

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Reach Safely!

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  As people age their balance can be compromised. Simple tasks like grabbing the remote control or picking up a dropped pen, can put people at risk for dangerous falls.  Adding two to three feet to one’s reach can help reduce injury from falls or strain. Reachers are extremely versatile. They can be used to pick [...]

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Bathroom Products for After-Stroke Care

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The time after a stroke has a wide spectrum of care. Some is progressive as your loved one rehabilitates at a steady or slow rate, but others are stagnant. No matter where your loved one sits on the spectrum, you can find tools to make caring a little easier on you and your loved one.  While [...]

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Slippery When Wet!

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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 [...]

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Wandering Episodes: Scary but Preventable

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Wandering Syndrome is very common among people with Alzheimer’s Disease.  According to an Everyday Health article, three out of five people with the disease will wander at least once. Wandering is extremely dangerous, even life threatening, and only four out of 100 wanderers return home without help. Keep an eye out for common hints that [...]