2019 January

Month: January 2019

Will a stairlift restrict normal access? How to make sure it doesn’t

PMC  January 29, 2019    pmc  Jeff Conner

Worried about the impact of your stairlift on the rest of the household? Put your mind at ease, stairlifts are designed to be unobtrusive and as safe as possible. Homes with children, pets, and shared stairways are no problem and should not be a deterrent when making your buying decision.

Smart alternatives to a walk-in tub 

PMC  January 22, 2019    pmc  Jeff Conner

Bathing is an activity of daily living that many seniors living with disabilities may struggle with. Some may find that their current bathroom is inadequate and doesn’t meet their needs, yet a walk in tub may not fit their budget. There are smart alternatives and bathing aids that can preserve autonomy and independence.

5 Tips to Help Improve Your Quality of Life

PMC  January 15, 2019    pmc  Jeff Conner

If you are looking at ways that will significantly improve overall life quality and satisfaction, it starts with self-reflection. Five tips to improve your quality of life relate to autonomy, social engagement, health, mood, and finding your sense of purpose.

If you were to ask any senior what the most important aspect of aging is, they will likely say something that relates to quality of life.…

Use Your Stairs Again, Install a Stairlift

PMC  January 8, 2019    pmc  Jeff Conner

Have you missed the second story of your home? What about access to your garden or outdoor spaces? Use your stairs again; install a stairlift in or around your home. Stairlifts can increase access and improve autonomy of anyone with physical limitations, which directly impacts overall quality of everyday life.

The Benefits of Taking a Bath and How to do so Safely

PMC  January 1, 2019    pmc  Jeff Conner

There are so many benefits of taking a bath, and how to do so safely remains an issue to be concerned with particularly for seniors or those with physical limitations. In addition to improved breathing, reduced pain, lower anxiety, and increased activity, bathing in a warm bath simply feels good and provides a sense of freedom.