A nEW DIAGNOSIS FOR A LOVED ONE
IS BIG ADJUSTMENT for the whole family
Any new medical diagnosis or condition comes with a host of challenges for both the individual and their caregivers. When your parent is acclimating to a new medical reality, decisions regarding their care are often difficult to make. While some individuals do require a nursing care facility, depending on each medical situation, many can live in their own homes with assistance from adaptive devices, furniture, and outpatient medical care.
Injuries among aging adults with mobility changes unfortunately can be common without proper intervention. These injuries occur most often in bedrooms (30%), living areas (19%), and kitchens (15%). Individuals with mobility issues or changes often fall when they lose their balance either due to muscle weakness, vision impairment, or home hazards, which cause them to trip or stumble.
FAMILY AREA ADJUSTMENTS
QUICK BATHROOM HACKS
KEEP FOOD PREP SAFE
If someone you love has a harder time with balances or longer stretches of standing, considering making the kitchen an even safer place. A few smart choices will also your parent your parent to utilize the kitchen more safely:
Medical Changes can be Overwhelming
Changes to your loved one’s medical state or mobility can be overwhelming, but fortunately, we offer many products and solutions to assist your parent and keep them safe so they can maintain their independence at home as long as possible. An Occupational Therapist can provide a list of photos of recommended modifications and assistive devices, which you can send to us. We will contact you within 48 hours with a customized action item list specific to your unique needs and situation. Let us help your loved ones age gracefully at home by contacting us now.
Loved Ones WITH Mobility Changes CAN REMAIN INDEPENDENT
As your loved one’s body may change, it can be overwhelming to adjust a home. However, we offer many products and solutions to assist you and your parent to keep them safe so they can maintain their independence at home as long as possible.
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