A compilation of useful tips, suggestions and installation discussions for anyone interested in providing added home safety for family members.
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When seniors choose to stay in their homes and live independent lives, health and safety risks increase because of seniors’ susceptibility to wet surfaces, sharp edges and falls. Given these risks, improving home safety should be a priority not only for seniors, but also for their loved ones. Enhancements in safety can lead to peace of mind, higher living standards, better health and longer lives.
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Did you know the installation of grab bars is one of the easiest ways to stay safe in the bathroom? Grab bars provide confidence to many people who worry about falling in the bathroom or have issues with their equilibrium. These common and effective bathroom safety devices are easy to install and are a cost effective way to provide the confidence you need when entering and exiting the bath.
The idea of universal design is all about offering quick and easy access to every part of your home. It builds in the flexibility to accommodate users in any state of health or physical mobility. Whatever the current age and level of ability of your household members may be, a shower designed for safety and comfort, as well as style, is sure to be appreciated. And if you already have mobility issues, or if you plan on aging in place, a safe universal shower installation is an absolute necessity. Here are 12 shower safety features to consider.
For the purpose of installing the shower grab bar, I am going to focus on bar No. 2 from above. This is the angled shower bar located along the sidewall or long back wall of the shower.
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Home Freedom, LLC.
The process of aging or the onset of infirmity can be very difficult for both the elderly and their families. Senior citizens and those with disabilities fear becoming a burden to their families, losing self-sufficiency and being unable to do the things they enjoy and are accustomed to. We strive to return that precious capacity to our clients through the quality products and exceptional services we offer.
Seniors and those with disabilities are increasingly empowered to stay in their homes. Home Freedom LLC believes they should have that right. With a few adjustments, most homes in the Minneapolis, MN area can be equipped with ramps, grab bars, toilet safety accessories, automatic door openers, bed rails and much more - all of which help maximize independence in the comfort of your own residence.
Home Freedom is dedicated to providing you with quality care and the best in safety enhancing equipment. When you are working with Home Freedom LLC, you can be sure to receive:
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