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Keep updated on the latest trends and tips from experts as well as stories from homeowners who have chosen to stay at home and age in place.

Five Conditions That Increase the Chances of a Slip or Fall Accident at Home

Approximately one out of every four persons age 65 and older fall each year. There is an inescapable correlation between falling and aging. Once a...

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Get in the Spirit! 6 Last-Minute Halloween Costume Ideas for Seniors

Halloween and all the spooks, scares—and OK, the Snickers and Skittles—that come along with it are lurking right around the corner. While you may have...

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Breast Cancer Awareness Month – The Top Reasons Why Your Loved One Should Get Checked Today

Wearing pink to raise awareness about breast cancer is simple—on the other hand, encouraging your mom or grandmother to schedule her yearly exam is sometimes...

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Five Ways the 1100 Straight Stairlift Helps Ensure Seniors’ Safety

Home staircases can be dangerous for anybody, regardless of age. But while a younger person may end up with bumps, bruises or a broken bone...

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Five Ways the 1100 Straight Stairlift is Built for Your Convenience

Many homeowners choose two-story houses for a variety of reasons, from better fuel efficiency to greater privacy. In the U.S. alone, single-family homes with two...

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Three Mobility Solutions to Help Seniors Safely Age in Place

It’s no surprise that 90 percent of seniors want to age at home as opposed to an assisted living facility or nursing home. They want...

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Protecting Kids With Disabilities Against Cold and Flu Germs at School

When your child goes back to school, you want to be excited about all they’ll learn this year, not worried about sick days in their...

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Steps to Help Your Child With Special Needs Succeed This School Year

Back-to-school time is synonymous with shopping for supplies and finding that perfect first-day outfit. But for kids with disabilities and their families, there are educational...

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Simple Tips to Keep Seniors Safe at Home

We can’t be with our parents or grandparents 24/7. And let’s face it—they don’t really want us looking over their shoulders day after day. Even...

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5 Common Stairlift Myths Answered

Myth #1: Stair lifts are installed to the wall and require a contractor. It is a common misconception that when a stair lift is installed,...

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Vacation Planning Made Simple – Great Family Attractions That Are Accessible to All

In the summer, fun should have no limits. From the jaw-dropping beauty of a walk in the woods to the stomach-churning drops of a wooden...

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Be a Mental Health Hero: How to Support a Loved One Living With Depression and Anxiety

When someone is living with a disability, many of the physical challenges they overcome on a daily basis are obvious to those around them. But...

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