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Many people are familiar with the term “smart home,” but few know how this technology can be used to create a safer and more comfortable environment for elderly homeowners. A smart home environment can be equipped with features like automatic lighting, remote smart locks for the front door, heart rate monitoring, with a smart speaker […]

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Many people are familiar with the term “smart home,” but few know how this technology can be used to create a safer and more comfortable environment for elderly homeowners. A smart home environment can be equipped with features like automatic lighting, remote smart locks for the front door, heart rate monitoring, with a smart speaker […]

As we age, the desire to stay in our own homes becomes more important. For many of us, the thought of leaving our home and community is a scary proposition. The home environment and aging in place can be a challenge for many older people. Fortunately, there are design strategies that can help us age […]

Vision changes is one of the first declines we experience with the onset of aging. Visual impairment can occur as early as 35-40 years of age. The best way to ward off more serious eye problems is through early detection by a doctor. Visual impairment accounts for one out of the four leading causes for […]

There are plenty of benefits that come along with elderly people living at home. For one, they get to age in the comfort of their own homes and surroundings. This can be a huge benefit for those who have lived in the same home for many years and are attached to it. In addition, they […]

The effect of exercise on falls is not yet fully understood, but it is thought to be beneficial. Exercise has long been known to be beneficial for overall health and physical function, but its role in reducing rate of falls and fall-related injuries has only recently been recognized. A growing body of evidence suggests that […]

A certified aging in place specialist (CAPS) is a professional who has been specifically trained to help seniors age in place safely and comfortably. CAPS professionals have the skills and knowledge to assess the unique needs of seniors and make recommendations and the right choices for products and services that can help them live independently. […]

There are many factors to consider when choosing the best flooring for seniors. One of the most important factors is safety Seniors are more susceptible to falls and other accidents, so it is important to choose a flooring that will minimize the risk of falls. Seniors often have mobility issues that make it difficult to […]

Our kitchen appliances are one of the biggest investments we make in our home. Where these appliances are placed in the kitchen helps to determine their utility and value to the homeowner, especially to older adults. In fact, the types of appliances and where they’re installed ultimately determine how smart, functional, and accessible a kitchen […]

caregiver and a woman sitting on her walker, caregiver burnout

By Janet Engel OT/L, CAPS This article explores 5 ways to improve home safety and reduce caregiver burnout. Many of us can identify with the term “caregiver.” In fact, many more of us will be identifying with that term as the demand for caregivers increases with an aging population. The number of people providing unpaid […]

Accessible Bathroom

By Janet Engel, OT/L, CAPS Grab bars are the number one recommended safety equipment in a bathroom.  A grab bar can help reduce your fall risk in the bathroom. Almost everyone is familiar with the common grab bar. It is silver, large, and for many unsightly. However, over the years manufacturers have created a better […]