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Grab Bars Reduce Your Fall risk in the Bathroom

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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, […]

Bathrooms in the homes of older adults should be both safe and functional. Many of the new designs for bathroom fixtures from top manufacturers help meet this goal, while also helping to make the bathroom stylish and beautiful. Let’s take the toilet as an example.  The toilet obviously is one of the key fixtures in […]

  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 […]