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5 Ways to Improve Home Safety

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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 […]

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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 […]

aging in place, home modification, safety, older adults

By Janet Engel. OT/L, CAPS As our life expectancy continues to increase, so does our likelihood of developing dementia. We may be asking ourselves this question: Is mom or dad safe at home alone? Dementia is a condition characterized by progressive or persistent loss of intellectual functioning, especially with impairment of memory and abstract thinking, […]

aging in place, home modification, safety, older adults

  Cosentino has been producing high quality products that have multiple uses (flooring, sinks, shower pans, counter-tops, and even furniture) for over 40 years. Their brands are synonymous with quality, beauty, and the latest advancements in technology. Their Dekton Grip+ product is now raising the bar for flooring manufacturers everywhere. It promises to serve the […]

  The majority of falls occur in the home or very close to it (garden or Porch). Lighting is a huge factor in fall prevention. We can use both natural light and artificial light to greatly reduce our risk for falls inside the home. So lets’ do it!       This article is going to focus on […]