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Best Bed Alarms for Elderly People: Fall Prevention for Dementia

Bed alarms don’t specifically prevent falls but they do alert caregivers as soon as a senior gets out of bed. This early warning can greatly reduce the chance of a fall injury though! Here are the best bed alarms for elderly people who are at risk of falling from bed.

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Using a Fall Prevention Mattress to Reduce Falls From Bed

One of several ways to reduce falls from beds is to use a fall prevention mattress with raised edges. These helpful devices reduce the chance of seniors rolling out of bed by providing a barrier. Keep reading to learn more about using them as part of your fall prevention strategy.

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The Best Bed Rails for Seniors, the Elderly, and Adults

Safety bed rails help seniors get out of bed more easily by providing a stable and firm bed handle they can push up from. There are many different styles to meet the user’s individual needs. Here are the best bed rails for seniors and the elderly.

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57+ Useful and Fun Gifts For Bedridden Patients

Gifts for bedridden patients should be ones that make them more comfortable, help entertain them, and also bring them joy. The right gift might even help them forget about their situation for a while. Here are our top recommendations.

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7 Ways to Keep the Elderly From Falling Out of Bed

To solve the problem, it’s important to identify the cause. Learn the most common causes of the elderly falling out of bed while sleeping plus 7 different ways to provide protection from falling out of bed at night.

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Do Bed Alarms Prevent Falls? The Pros and Cons

While there is not any concrete proof that bed alarms prevent falls. they are still an important part of a patient safety program. This is especially true when combined with other bed safety products.

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Sleeping Chairs for the Elderly (When a Bed Just Won’t Do)

Many seniors and elderly people sleep in recliners due to health concerns or mobility problems. While this is not the ideal sleeping situation, sometimes it can’t be helped. So, if you have to do it, here are the best sleeping chairs for the elderly.

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How To Make Your Bed Taller and Easier to Get In and Out

No need to buy a new bed if you need a taller one. You can raise your existing bed’s height by using bed risers, mattress toppers and support systems. Here are some of the best ways to make your bed taller… without buying a new one.