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Bathroom Grab Bars: Achieving the Best Height

Posted by Nate Birt on Wed May 10 2023

If your loved one needs help getting around the house, the bathroom can be a cause for concern. Installing grab bars to avoid falls is an important preventive step to take as you make the home safer. Many people forget to consider what the optimal height of the grab bars should be for their loved ones to ensure their safety. Read More

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Patient Lifts: Lightening the Load for Caregivers

Posted by Lauren Caggiano on Wed May 24 2023

Caring for a family member with limited mobility is a reality for many caregivers. People with limited mobility often need help to move in and out of bed and around the house and might not be able to perform instrumental activities of daily living on their own. Read More

A Caretaker’s Guide to Fall Prevention

A Caretaker’s Guide to Fall Prevention

Posted by Chad Birt on Fri Aug 05 2022

Everyone falls on occasion but for those with weak bones, poor balance, or low vision, the risk of serious complications like hospitalization or death increases significantly. To help caregivers, we've developed this brief but thorough guide to fall prevention.Check out the guide.

Caregiving Basics: Preventing Falls and Fractures

Caregiving Basics: Preventing Falls and Fractures

Posted by Carewell Staff on Wed Sep 23 2020

Most breaks occur in the hip, spine, or wrist, and about twenty percent of older people who suffer breaks fail to regain the independence they had before the injury. It’s not too late to protect yourself or your loved one. Even if you have thin bones or have already suffered at least one fracture, you can take a few simple steps to prevent future breaks. Read More