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Home Assistive Aids: Changing the Stigma

Home Assistive Aids: Changing the Stigma

Assistive aids used in the household can be very beneficial to those impacted by a loss of mobility. Sadly, with the use of some assistive devices, there can be negative stereotypes surrounding them. But thankfully, there are ways to transform the stigma associated with accessibility deceives; it begins at home.   

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The Balancing Act

The Balancing Act

Preserving a sense of balance is imperative in life. Anything you do can be balanced, whether it's how you eat or how much time you spend performing errands. Similarly, the balance and security you depend on to stay safe at home are crucial. Maintaining or enhancing your stability will help you from stumbling and getting hurt.

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Stairlift Installation 101

Stairlift Installation 101

Adding a stairlift to your home can change the way you think about mobility in your home. Once our lovely team members have surveyed your home, you can get ready and excited for your installation. Here is what you might expect from the installation of your new stairlift.  

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A Guide to Staying Safe at Home

A Guide to Staying Safe at Home

We've spent a fair amount of time in our homes during this pandemic. Although remaining at home has helped to slow the spread of COVID-19, the risk of household accidents has increased. This guide will walk you through a few easy steps to keep you safe and secure for several years to come. 

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The History of Stairlift Revealed

The History of Stairlift Revealed

 It may surprise you to learn that stairlifts can be dated all the way back to the 16th century. This blog takes a look at the history of stairlifts in the home, who invented them, and how they have evolved over time.

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How to Easily Build a Happy Retirement with These 5 Tips

How to Easily Build a Happy Retirement with These 5 Tips

Retirement is an ideal time for self-reflection. Life can tend to be hectic for our younger years of your life. Our energy is usually consumed by our professional life and home, with little time to truly get to know ourselves. Below, we discuss a few of the reasons why it’s important for seniors to get to know themselves and figure out their happiness during retirement.

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How to Better Balance Work Life and Caregiving

How to Better Balance Work Life and Caregiving

Many caregivers often feel torn between both home and work duties and trying to perform well at each one can cause so much stress. They are often plagued with more mistakes, conflicts, and stress-related illnesses. If you are distracted at work, consider following these steps to find better workplace solutions all while improving your caregiver role.

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Why It’s Time to Start to Prioritize Aging in Place

Why It’s Time to Start to Prioritize Aging in Place

As we age, we would prefer to age in place, we would love to stay in the comfort of our homes. Like most seniors contemplate aging in place, this idea is often researched and discussed within that community. Let’s discuss the importance of aging in place.

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