As numbers would have it, about 30.7 % of volunteers in the United States in the year 2018 were baby boomers. These people volunteered an estimated 2.2 billion hours of service which translates to around $54.3 billion in finances. This was according to a report by The Corporation for National Community Service (CNCS). Just as … Read moreVolunteering as a Senior. Should I?
From the word independent, living in an independent facility gives seniors some freedom. As such, an independent living facility is a good option for seniors aged 55 years and above who are healthy and fit to live on their own but desire the experience of living in a community or neighborhood with other seniors. This … Read moreSenior Independent Living. Is it Possible?
Oftentimes, the difference between how a senior envisions to spend his/her golden years and the reality is information. With the right information, one is equipped to plan well for the future ahead. As such, there is a wealth of information that one can take advantage of to make crucial decisions in their lives. However, in … Read more15 Resources for Living Independently as a Senior
A reacher grabber, also known as a reacher or grabber tool, is an assistive tool that works pretty much like the human hand. It is a handy tool that people who cannot bend, stoop over or stretch their arms for one reason or another, use to collect objects. It is specially designed for use by … Read more8 Best Reacher/Grabber Tools 2019
Wheelchair seat cushions are meant to provide the much-needed comfort particularly for those who spend much time seated on a wheelchair. Sitting for long eventually causes pain and pressure on your spine, lower back, hips, and tailbone, all which affect your sitting posture negatively. Jump straight to the Reviews Section Jump straight to the Reviews … Read more9 Best Wheelchair Seat Cushions 2019
Aging in place is the most popular option for seniors. This explains why one in every three homes in America has at least one senior aged 60 years and above. The leading cause of death and injury around the home falls. This is why it is important to keep the home free from hazards that … Read moreHow to Make Your Entryway Safer?
A rather interesting finding is that of all those who do yoga, a significant 2.9 million are seniors aged 55 and above. If you have been wondering whether it is safe for the elderly to practice yoga, you guess is right. We wouldn’t have such numbers if it wasn’t safe, would we? Yoga is a … Read moreYoga for Seniors. Is it Worth it?
Going up or down the stairs is not as normal to some people as you would imagine. A stair lift system is a safety power-tool that empowers people who are unable to use the stairs because of disability, age, or ailment. This tool helps them to use the stairs like others but with an added … Read more5 Best Stair Lifts for Seniors and Disabled 2019
Stairs can be a hazard around the home and in institutions. Statistics have it that in the United States, every 30 seconds witnesses an injury. However, with stair treads, this can be prevented. Anti-slip treads are not just a safety measure but also deliver a comfortable on the feet and protect the surface from wearing … Read more10 Best Slip Free Strips and Treads for Indoor Stairs 2019
Monitoring seniors without the help of automated technology can be very demanding given that they need very close supervision throughout. You hardly ever settle down to rest unless they are asleep. And while they are asleep, you would still need to be on the alert lest they wake up to answer the call of nature … Read more6 Best Motion Sensor Alarms for the Elderly 2019