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Seniors: Staying Safe at Home

  According to Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI), data shown on Injury and Trauma Quick Stats, stated that in 2020, half of all injury-related hospitalizations were by Canadian seniors, who fell at home.  Preventable falls are the #1 reason for injury-related deaths, hospitalizations and emergency room visits by older adults, and as our population […]

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Four of the Best Lower-Back Stretches for Seniors

Updated January 25, 2022 As you get older, taking care of your body is even more important. Stretching is a great way to alleviate tension and pain in your lower back, strengthen your core and back muscles, and maintain your agility. Let’s look at some of the best lower-back stretches for seniors to include in […]

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Safe Workouts for Seniors

  Updated January 2022   We all have New Year’s Resolutions and if one of yours is to incorporate more exercise into your routine, these workouts for seniors can help! There’s no reason to make excuses because in as little as 15 minutes, you can get moving and enjoy the many benefits of exercise. Let’s look at some […]

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Holiday Safety Tips for Seniors

written by Lee-Anne Creery for American Standard Walk-in Tubs Canada A time for celebration, fun and joy, the holiday season is for family, friends and loved ones.  Being careful and aware of safety risks and hazards in your home and in others’, will help ensure that you are safe and healthy. Decorating Everyone likes to […]

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How an Occupational Therapist Helps in Modifying Your Bathroom for Safety

Written for BATHCARE August 2018, updated October 27, 2021   Occupational therapy plays a key role in identifying strategies that enable individuals to modify their homes, thereby maximizing their ability to participate in daily tasks and activities.  Occupational therapy practitioners are skilled at recognizing how the environment affects the ability to perform desired occupations, and […]

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Arthritis Awareness

Written by American Standard 2018; Updated on October 15, 2021 According to the Arthritis Foundation, arthritis is the world’s most prevalent disease. For most of us, that fact is shocking. Being aware of Arthritis and the devastating impact that it can have on so many people, is our opportunity to understand important facts about this condition, treatment […]

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