Living life at home rather than inside a nursing home is beneficial to seniors, improving their quality of life and longevity. If your loved one is aging, but choosing to stay at home, encourage them and help them at the same time. Start with providing them a few of the 13 items featured on this list. These items are made to enhance a senior’s life.
- Falls in the tub or shower are particularly dangerous for seniors. Simple adhesive strips with a tacky surface can reduce the potential for slipping.
- Grab bars should be the first addition for seniors. They do not need to look industrial. A wealth of attractive (and safe) designs are available today
- Walk-in tubs may be an option for some seniors. Certainly it should be offered. However, you should be upfront about the downsides
“The baby boomers are retiring, and they are retiring with money, longer projected lifespans than their parents, and a desire to remain in their homes as long as possible”