Consider a tall toilet, toilet extension, or a raised seat. This helps everyone get on and off the throne. Watch this video by Fritzi explaining in more detail. If you need help with installation or recommendations, please contact us by leaving a comment below, calling us at (858) 224-2299 or emailing us.
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Downsizing can be a hard transition at any point in life. We’ve put together some suggestions to make this move an easier one. Folded Clothes Select the dresser / chest(s) you will take to the new apartment. Clean it out, and re-pack with your clothes just the way you will use it in everyday. *If you don’t have a linen closet, you will need to […]
Organizational Suggestions for Furniture and Other “Stuff” Whether you want to stay in the home you’ve owned for years or not, sometimes it’s no longer functional. Downsizing to a smaller home may be the practical choice for you and your family. Here are five suggestions on how to properly plan downsizing. 1. PRIORITIZE When planning a downsize move, organizations is a key component. The best […]
Near the end of When Harry Met Sally, Billy Crystal races to find Meg Ryan at a New Year’s party. When he finally gets to her, he tells her he ran because “When you know you want to spend the rest of your life with someone, you want the rest of your life to start as soon as possible.” You should think about aging-in-place remodeling the […]
As anyone who has come to the front door with an armload of groceries and the keys, there are some easier ways to negotiate getting into the house. One is a little table next to the door onto which you can put your packages…or a little shelf. As for the door itself, the knobs can be replaced with the levered door handles to make opening […]
In relation to home healthcare, there are several things that can be helpful and a Hoyer lift is certain one of them. There are many reasons to use a lift, but perhaps two of the more important reasons are for comfort and safety. The caregiver has the responsibility of maneuvering or transferring a patient while inflicting as little pain as possible and doing it in […]
We all know that the garage can be a scary space-the ultimate storage location for equipment for sports, gardening, car repair and storage for everything under the sun. We often believe, too, that if you put an appliance that is broken in the garage, there is a repair spirit who will come and fix it…the toaster repair version of the tooth fairy. This is really […]