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How to Make Your Home More Wheelchair-Accessible

If you or the senior you love with uses a wheelchair, you’ll need to make sure your space is livable and accessible to the wheelchair-user. Here’s a brief guide on how to make your home more wheelchair accessible. Find a solution for stairs Stairs may be difficult or even impossible…

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Top 5 Home Improvements for Seniors to Age in Place Comfortably

Just about everyone knows that as you age so does your mind and body. Whether you’ve done a good job of caring for your health or not, there may come a point when you’re unable to get around as efficiently as you could in years past. For some aging adults,…

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Three Benefits of a Walk-In Tub

As many of us grow older, we often encounter various difficulties associated with aging. These difficulties can pose a particular challenge for seniors who still care for themselves in their own home, and wish to maintain their independence. For many seniors, the ability to perform normally routine tasks can be…

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The Importance of Winter Exercise for Seniors

When the weather gets cooler, it’s easy to find excuses to stay inside. All of a sudden, the blustery wind, icy sidewalks, and contagious illnesses make not venturing outside much more appealing, particularly for seniors. But, as a result, physical activity decreases, especially with age. Staying active as a senior…

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Advantages and Drawbacks to Continuing Care Communities

Continuing care today often means residence at a site which offers varying degrees of services from independent living, to assisted living, to round the clock nursing home care. Continuing care communities are the best choice for many. They offer the option of convenient transfer into a full time nursing facility…

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How Learning New Skills Can Affect Seniors’ Life Quality

Seniors are often encouraged to be active, but being out and about doesn’t cut it. Only certain activities are likely to yield benefits for senior citizens. Science tells us learning new mentally demanding skills keeps an ageing mind sharp and thus improves quality of life. By learning how to preserve…

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Tips for Travelling with a Cane

Travelling with a cane can often prove challenging, especially if you intend to take a plane, so you may wonder whether you can bring your cane with you without checking it. If you use a cane to assist with mobility, the answer is yes, but you should still consider these…

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