A compilation of useful tips, suggestions and installation discussions for anyone interested in providing added home safety for family members.

Factors to Consider When Selecting Stairwell Handrails for the Elderly

If an elderly family member lives in a two story home, you need to pay close attention to the stairwell handrails. These handrails can help prevent your loved one from falling as they walk up and down. They can support their weight or give them something stable and firm to grasp onto. If they currently don't have handrails, or their old ones are weak or unstable, you may be looking to install new ones

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Child Safety Additions for the Home

Toss and Turn but Never Fall

If your little one has the tendency to cavort about in their sleep, the fear of a rapid descent to the floor from one careening spin too far can keep any parent awake at night while fretting for their toddler. Instead of staring at the ceiling and dreading what could be just a fitful night's sleep away, install bed rails onto your child's bed.  Bed Rails strike a balance between the safety from falling that a crib can offer with the freedom of a regular bed.

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Have an Elderly Parent Living On Their Own? Make the Bathroom Safer for Them

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, one out of every three individuals aged 65 or older will fall at least each year. Unfortunately, this can lead to broken bones, head trauma and other injuries. While a fall can occur anywhere within a home, they commonly occur in bathrooms. This is because it can be hard to get in and out of a bathtub, a floor can be slippery when wet, or their legs give out after sitting on the toilet. It can be nerve wracking to have an elderly parent living on their own. However, there are things that can be done to make the bathroom safer for them. Here are three ways a bathroom can be made safer for your elderly parent or parents who live on their own.

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Falling Risks and Home Safety

You understand the importance of safety and incorporate it into your daily life. You don’t run with scissors or dive into the shallow end of a pool because you know better. Do you also know that most accidents happen during routine daily activities? That’s why it’s important to set up your home to prevent injuries by having basic safety features incorporated into the layout of the house. Some safety features you may associate with elderly or handicapped people, but the same measures make perfect sense in any home by making it integrally safer in order to prevent potential falling accidents.

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Safety Is Important for All of Us

Most of us spent our infancy struggling to find our way around the world. and even the most graceful ballerina or steady-handed surgeon occasionally have an accident just by moving about. While there is no such thing as a perfectly safe world, the addition of safety equipment in sensible locations can help all of us go through life with a few less bumps, bangs, and bruises. For those who don't think that their business or home can make use of safety equipment, maybe these tales will remind you of how they help.

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Top 5 Home Safety Products Every Senior's Home Should Have

As a person ages, the chances of having an accident or misstep increases, sometimes putting their independence in jeopardy. These almost-inevitable occurrences do not have to mean a loss of autonomy and mobility that keeps people feeling like they are young, though. With a few well-placed safety products, it is possible to protect a senior's quality of life -- and perhaps even improve it as well. 

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Four Reasons to Improve Home Safety for Seniors

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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Grab Bars for your Bathroom

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.

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Home Freedom's 12 Shower Safety Essentials

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.

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How To Install Shower Grab Bars

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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When you work with Home Freedom, you can be sure that you’re getting honest service from a team that genuinely cares about the safety and independence of seniors in the area.

Our mission

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.

Our products

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.

Our process

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:

Fast friendly service
Flexible hours
Licensed and insured professionals
Free estimates
Guaranteed satisfaction