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Video: Bathroom and Bedroom Safety for Seniors

Earlier this week, we posted an article featuring expert tips about “aging in place” with in-home care. One of the aspects mentioned was creating a safe and accessible living environment that minimizes the risk of injury. To learn more about what this entails, watch this informative video by Diamond Certified Expert Contributor Debbie Allen of Marin Convalescent & Rehabilitation Hospital.

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Diamond Certified Experts: “Aging in Place” with In-Home Care

While “aging in place” is a great option for senior living, it’s crucial to first address two fundamental aspects. Photo: Huddleston Care, In-Home & Around Town Service (2016)

While “aging in place” is a great option for senior living, it’s crucial to first address two fundamental aspects. Photo: Huddleston Care, In-Home & Around Town Service (2016)

If you have an elderly loved one in your life, you’ve likely begun to think about their future care. Maybe you’re planning to bring them home to live with you, or perhaps you’re considering a nearby assisted living facility. However, there’s another option worth considering: in-home care. Today, more and more seniors are choosing to “age in place” by living out their later years in the comfort of their own homes.

While aging in place with in-home care offers many benefits, it also requires some preparatory steps—namely, creating a safe living environment and hiring a quality caregiver. To learn more, we’ve asked four Diamond Certified Expert Contributors to weigh in with their professional advice on preparing for in-home care.

Creating a Safe Living Environment
One of the cornerstones of in-home care is creating a safe and accessible living environment that minimizes the risk of injury. While this pertains to the entire home, it’s particularly crucial in the bathroom, which statistics show is the room where injuries are most likely to occur. Continue reading “Diamond Certified Experts: “Aging in Place” with In-Home Care” »

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