Your golden years can be the best time of your life. You’re living the life you’ve been building, and you deserve to remain in your home and keep your privacy. Yet sometimes, the home you’ve shaped for yourself can pose a threat. A high percentage of seniors experience imbalance issues of one kind of another.
Is bathroom safety a priority in your home? The bathroom is the most dangerous room in your home if you are a senior or live with limited mobility. It contains slippery, wet surfaces that make it easy to sustain a fall. Hampton Roads Mobility specializes in improving bathroom safety, and with these blog posts, we provide you with resources so you can learn more about the importance of improving bathroom safety in your home.
Every year, older Americans experience almost 30 million falls, making them one of the leading causes of injury, disability and death. Every senior should take care to create a safe home environment that can help them avoid falls and maintain their independence. Falls Prevention Checklist Each item on the checklist below is important for preventing
When you or a loved one are facing mobility challenges, your home will need to undergo changes so you can maintain your safety and independence. Your bathroom is one of the most difficult areas of the home to create a safe environment. Even just standing up and sitting down in the bathroom can be challenging
Mobility equipment can be a big investment into your quality of life. The right equipment can help you become more independent and increase your safety. The wrong equipment can be a hassle. To choose the mobility equipment that is right for you, ask yourself these questions: What is my budget? Your budget for mobility equipment
“Aging In Place” is a term that has been around for a while, but is taking on new meaning as the population of the United States ages and the baby boomers begin to retire. At its core, “aging in place” describes a person living in their residence of choice for as long as they are