Falls: Stay safe in your home!

What you need to know about falls* 87% of all fractures in the elderly are due to falls. Falls are the number 1 cause of hip fractures. 1 in 4 older adults reported a fall in 2014. 1 older adult fall every second. Every 20 minutes an older adult dies from a fall in the [...]

By |2018-02-26T18:36:31+00:00February 26th, 2018|health, Senior Care, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Dealing with an Unexpected Disability

Life as you know it has just changed. Today started off relatively normal. You went for your usual morning run. You arrived at work on time, and managed to put in a solid 8 hours of work. But then your day took a drastic turn, and now you find yourself dealing with an unexpected disability. [...]

By |2017-02-13T17:42:32+00:00June 8th, 2016|Disability, Therapy, Tips|0 Comments

“Splish, splash I was takin’ a bath”

The old Bobby Darin hit “Splish, Splash” made a bathroom sound fun. There was a-splishin' and a-splashin' Reelin' with the feelin' Movin' and a-groovin' Rockin' and a-rollin', yeah, yeah For many of us, the “movin’ and a-groovin’” is a little more dangerous the older we get and we hope “a-splishin’ and a-splashin’” isn’t from a [...]

By |2017-02-13T17:42:33+00:00March 2nd, 2015|Caregiver Tips, Disability, DisAbility Solutions, Tips|0 Comments

Let’s be careful out there…

It's winter, if you live in our area and haven't seen some snow and ice yet, you will soon. We've talked about how best to melt snow and ice on your ramp here, but what about after you are off your ramp? Here are some handy tips to reduce the risk of falling and getting [...]

By |2017-02-13T17:42:33+00:00January 19th, 2015|Caregiver Tips, Disability, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Ice Melt for your Aluminum Ramp

Probably one of the most asked questions during this time of year is, "What can I put on my ramp to melt snow and ice that won't harm the surface?"  First, here is what you shouldn't use; rock salt or any calcium chloride ice melt.  Not only will calcium effect the surface of the ramp [...]