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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.

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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How to Choose the Proper Sling

So, you need a sling. Whether you have a ceiling lift or floor lift, neither do you much good without a sling. A sling is...

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Ceiling Lifts vs. Floor Lifts: Which is Right for your Home?

Purchasing a ceiling lift or floor lift can be a daunting task especially if this is your families first purchase. Like buying a new car...

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Vacationing with the FST-300

You’re going along, enjoying your summer when you look at your calendar and realize it’s almost August already. In a month, stores will be choc...

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Accessible Vacations

Ah, summer. Three months of sunshine, enjoying the outdoors and planning some fantastic trips. Are you a laid back and R&R type of vacationer or...

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Reduced Color Vision Can Increase Fall Risk

When designing our home, we often make color selections based off personal preferences with little concern as to how these colors may affect visibility. Color...

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Straight vs. Curved Stairlifts: Which do I need?

It’s never been more evident why the baby boomer generation has been called such. Approximately 10,000 baby boomers turn 65 every day. What’s more? 10,000...

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Fall Prevention Tips During Winter

Ice, Ice Baby Sledding, ice skating, skiing… there are a lot of wonderful things about winter. But unfortunately, when snow falls, so do people. According...

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Home Elevator vs. Platform Lift vs. Stair Lift

When a loved one’s mobility becomes limited, we often find the stairs being the first obstacle for them. As conditions worsen, we have to consider...

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10 Tips to Help Seniors Live Independently

“Home is where the heart is.” – Pliny the Elder Our home is our sanctuary. It’s where we find reprieve from our busy lives. It’s...

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