Bathroom Safety: How to Choose the Right Commode?

The doctor has recommended a commode or raised toilet seat for the home. There are so many choices for commodes and raised toilet seats! Here are a few things to consider when selecting the appropriate commode for each unique situation. What IS a Commode? To begin, a commode actually has three functions.  It can be used as a raised toilet

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Choosing the Right Bathroom Safety Product For Your Toilet

So you have come to the realization that you need a toilet safety product installed to ease bathroom access or help prevent a fall. Great choice! Studies show that more than 234,000 injuries related to bathroom incidents are reported in the Emergency Room each year. Many risks increase with age. You are three times more likely to be injured in the

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It’s National Bath Safety Month — How Safe is YOUR Bathroom?

Protect your loved ones from the most dangerous room in your house, the bathroom. Wait, what? Yes, the bathroom is the most dangerous room in a home. None of us want to be identified as just another statistic, but that’s what can happen if you are not careful in the bathroom. January is National Bath Safety Month to help draw

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Technological Transfer: Equipment Designed to Help You and Your Patient

Stand-Pivot-Sit … three simple words but very difficult motions to make if you’ve had a stroke, hip replacement, or simply suffer from balance issues. The acts of standing, pivoting and sitting are the basic mechanics of moving from one seated position to another. These motions represent a major challenge if you cannot easily flex your knees or hips or do

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Powder Room Purchases: Expand Your Retail Business Thru the Bathroom

Who would have thought there’d be cash hiding in the bathroom? There most certainly is via retail — you just have to know where to look. You won’t find it under the sink, but you WILL find opportunity lurking in your retail store, courtesy of your customer’s powder room. Here are the three most common places: Product! Carry retail products to meet the ever-growing

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Fall Prevention: Making Loved Ones Aware of the Risks

Taking care of older family members or being a caretaker, whether in the home or a facility, means keeping them safe and helping them stay independent. Did you know that every year, one in every three adults over the age of 65 falls, which can lead to injuries such as hip fractures, head trauma and lacerations? These injuries can negatively

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