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  • Cooking Safety Tips for Seniors You have almost certainly heard the phrase “the kitchen is the heart of the home.” It is where the family gathers, where you often share meals, and where you spend a significant amount of time making three meals daily. As we grow older, though, the kitchen can become a ... Continue Reading
  • Senior Hoarding Syndrome: Understanding Hoarding in Older Adults Hoarding is a difficult situation that affects around 4% of the population - although recent research suggests that the number is rising and is closer to 6% overall. Hoarding has a disproportionately negative effect on the elderly population, particularly impacting mobility ... Continue Reading
  • Standard Bathroom Grab Bar Heights The bathroom can be a dangerous place where seniors are prone to slips and falls. Adding grab bars inside the shower, along the bathtub, and beside the toilet area can keep the area safe for your loved one. But where should toilet grab bars be placed? What is the standard ... Continue Reading
  • Senior Friendly Bathroom Designs for Elderly Adults Going to the bathroom should never be a chore. But for elderly adults, it can often pose a safety hazard. Luckily, there are steps you can take to create a safe bathroom for your elderly loved one. In this post, we will review what you need to know about bathroom designs for ... Continue Reading
  • House Plans for Seniors to Remain in Their Homes Aging in place is defined by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention as the ability to live in one’s own home and community safely, independently, and comfortably, regardless of advancing age, income, or ability. But how can we assure we will be able to make this ... Continue Reading
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