Lift Chairs are an incredible invention that can enormously improve quality of life! This form of equipment is also known as medical recliner chairs, electric lift chairs, or power lift chairs. Lift chairs tilt forwards to make standing from a seated position easier. They also reduce the risk of strains and injuries.
Remodelling your bathroom or building a new one? The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) has specific requirements.
While for many years America’s seniors have opted for the amenities and services offered by assisted living communities, this trend is quickly coming to an end. Today, reports have shown approximately 90% of seniors hope to remain in their homes as they age. This change is largely driven by the rising costs of assisted living, greater availability of home services such as meal delivery services and home nurses; as well as the advancement of age-appropriate home modifications. The devastating impact that COVID-19 had on nursing homes has also added to this shifting change.
As older people start to have difficulty in walking many choose to use a mobility scooter to help them move around. Benefitting from improved design, mobility scooters are becoming an increasingly popular mobility device and are a common sight on many streets.
Grab bars are often prescribed to ensure safe and independent bathing and toileting. Studies have shown that seniors do not always use grab bars for several reasons like reluctancy due to the associated stigma.