As people get older and start needing day-to-day assistance, they must first decide what form that assistance should take: should a registered caregiver visit daily or weekly, should a home monitoring system be installed, or is it time to make the move to assisted living?
Resources from the National Council on Aging’s Center for Healthy Aging on National Fall Prevention Awareness Day and State Coalitions
Among older adults, falls are the leading cause of injury deaths, unintentional injuries, and hospital admissions for trama. Falls can take a serious toll on older adults’ quality of life and independence. To recognize this critical issue, at the state level SRC 77 was passed in 2008 declaring the first week of Fall each year as Fall Prevention Awareness Week. (more…)
Gary Multanen is founder and owner of Best Bath Systems. Once a month, he offers insights into the industry, the company, and his philosophies.
How do you lead? I’m not talking about business or family, but what do you do for the communities you work and live in? Your contributions of time, energy, and money are crucial elements to making local communities great places to live, work, and play.
Caldwell, Idaho – Best Bath Systems, a leading manufacturer of showers and tubs, has redesigned its ADL Spa line of elevated transfer bathtubs, permitting homeowners with limited mobility to enjoy a safe, luxurious bathing experience. (more…)
by Gene Mitchell – www.leadingage.org
How could your organization benefit if a client or resident could carry it in his pocket? If a family caregiver could have it handy in her purse? (more…)
In 2003, Michael Graves had just returned home from a business trip to Germany and Switzerland. He wasn’t feeling well and told colleagues at his architectural firm that he was leaving early to go home and rest. By the next morning, Graves, one of America’s most prominent architects and designers, was fighting for his life against a mysterious virus.