Home Access

Walk-in Tub vs Roll-in Shower?

The tub and shower area of your bathroom is one of the most difficult areas in your home to navigate safely, and falling when entering or exiting the tub or shower is a major risk. Luckily you have two options in making this area safer and more accessible: a walk-in tub or a roll-in shower. What’s the difference, and which option is best for you?

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Stair lift: Purchase or Rent.... So Many Questions...

Stairlifts can increase the accessibility of your home for anyone with a physical ailment which limits their ability to climb and descend stairs safely. Stairlifts are easy to use and can increase your safety. If you need to add a stairlift to your home, consider the following options.

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How to Find the Best Massage Chair for Your Pain

Once you’ve had a therapeutic massage for the purpose of relieving pain, you won’t be able to deny what a powerful pain reliever massage can be. Whereas you can’t always access a massage therapist, by buying a massage chair, you’ll bring the power of massage into your home and you can enjoy it whenever you want. But which massage chair is best? Here’s how to find the best massage chair for your pain.

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Get the perfect lift chair for your size. How to know what size works for you.

Lift chairs make excellent additions to any home, but they can be particularly helpful for anyone who has trouble returning to a standing position after being seated for a while. A chair that lifts you back to your feet? What’s better than that?

When you order a lift chair, you will want to make sure that you’re ordering the right size. Like wheelchairs, lift chairs come in a variety of sizes. Here’s how to tell which size works for you.

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For Seniors: 6 Steps to Prevent A Fall In Your Home [Infographic]

A bad fall is terrible for anyone that does it, but the truth is that it gets (unfortunately) worse as we age. We just don't pop back up as quickly as we did in our youth, and falls for older Americans can have lasting effects that permanently reduce your mobility.

According to research by the National Council on Aging, every 13 seconds, an older adult is seen in emergency care for a fall-related injury. That's scary.

The best thing you can do is to take following preventative measures.

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Four Questions to Ask Before Buying a Patient Lift

A patient lift is a device that helps caregivers at hospitals, nursing homes, and in private homes move those with limited mobility between beds and chairs or from a sitting position to a standing position. By giving a helping hand, patient lifts help reduce injuries to both patients and caregivers and provide smooth, comfortable transitions.

Before you wade into the market for a patient lift you need four key pieces of information. After you answer these questions, you’ll have a better idea of what to look for and what to ask about as you search for a patient lift.

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