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Keep updated on the latest trends and tips from experts as well as stories from homeowners who have chosen to stay at home and age in place.

Three Mobility Solutions to Help Seniors Safely Age in Place

It’s no surprise that 90 percent of seniors want to age at home as opposed to an assisted living facility or nursing home. They want...

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Protecting Kids With Disabilities Against Cold and Flu Germs at School

Protecting Kids With Disabilities Against Cold and Flu Germs at School When your child goes back to school, you want to be excited about all...

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Steps to Help Your Child With Special Needs Succeed This School Year

Back-to-school time is synonymous with shopping for supplies and finding that perfect first-day outfit. But for kids with disabilities and their families, there are educational...

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Simple Tips to Keep Seniors Safe at Home

We can’t be with our parents or grandparents 24/7. And let’s face it—they don’t really want us looking over their shoulders day after day. Even...

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5 Common Stairlift Myths Answered

Myth #1: Stair lifts are installed to the wall and require a contractor. It is a common misconception that when a stair lift is installed,...

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Vacation Planning Made Simple – Great Family Attractions That Are Accessible to All

In the summer, fun should have no limits. From the jaw-dropping beauty of a walk in the woods to the stomach-churning drops of a wooden...

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Be a Mental Health Hero: How to Support a Loved One Living With Depression and Anxiety

When someone is living with a disability, many of the physical challenges they overcome on a daily basis are obvious to those around them. But...

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How to Cope With Joint Pain

We all have an elderly relative who will loudly proclaim, “Rain is on the way. My knees are aching.” Turns out, it may not be...

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The Health Benefits of Enjoying the Great Outdoors

For many seniors, the daily routine during the winter season takes place mostly indoors, especially if the cold weather causes discomfort or winter conditions provoke...

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Six Ways to Avoid Slip and Fall Accidents at Home

Falls and slips are the leading cause of injury in the home. It can happen to anyone, as none of us are immune to gravity....

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5 Safety Tips for Using a Stairlift

Stairlifts are mechanized devices designed to help mobility-impaired individuals move up and down the stairs safely in their homes. Consisting of a mechanized chair attached...

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How to Use Your Tax Return to Improve Your Quality of Life

Getting a tax refund can feel like getting a “big kid Christmas present,” Everyone deserves a little treat now and again, but we suggest spending...

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