Fall prevention is priority #1 for caregivers of seniors with dementia or Alzheimer’s. Chair alarms are helpful tools that notify caregivers that a senior has gotten up out of their chair by sounding a loud alarm. There are two basic styles: ones that clip to the senior’s clothing and ones that use weight sensitive pads.
With the right lighting setup, seniors can perform all of their daily tasks without worrying about their eyesight limiting them. Think about what would work best for their unique lifestyle, and implement some of these solutions to improve their safety at home. Here are some of the best lighting options for seniors.
When planning new flooring for seniors there are several considerations. Think about the senior’s mobility, how slick the floor surface is, the maintenance the floor requires, and how well the flooring will absorb the shock of a fall. Here are the best flooring choices for the elderly with a few to avoid.