Other Care Options – Sheltered Housing

What is Sheltered Housing? Sheltered Housing, also known as Retirement Housing or Warden-Assisted Housing is a term used to describe housing intended specifically for older people. The housing is usually part of a collection or “scheme” of 20 to 40 self-contained flats or small bungalows where there is almost always an alarm system for the resident to use in case […]

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Elderly Healthcare Issues and Suggested Solutions

It is a well-known fact that elderly healthcare issues are more complex and more sensitive than those of normal young persons. As a person grows older, especially beyond 50, body organs start getting weaker with the passage of time. Thus, they become more vulnerable and prone to various diseases. Hence, extraordinary measures and care needs to be taken to prevent […]

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Three Ways to Improve In-Home Safety

Falling down is one of the top sources of prolonged injury within the senior citizen community. Many people view this as a necessary part of aging, as something that will happen no matter what. These people are wrong. It is not possible to eliminate the chance of falling completely-accidents will always happen-but it is very simple to help reduce their […]

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A General Buyer’s Guide to Stairlifts

When it’s time to buy a chair lift for your stairs, you will probably start researching stairlifts trying to figure out which type is the best for your health needs. Will you be using a wheelchair in conjunction with your lift? How does the design of you home affect the type of chair you need to buy? What can you […]

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Prolonging Senior Independent Living Adds to Quality of Life

Remaining living independently in one’s home for as long as possible is very important in maintaining a high quality of life and keeping healthcare cost to the minimum. Prolonging senior independent living can be accomplished through a series of coordinated objectives. Each facet of one’s living arrangement must be considered to identify areas of risk and improve the overall efficiency […]

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