landscaping for your elderly

Early Summer Maintenance Reduces Worries for Families

As the summer season officially begins this month, most of the daily celebrations relate to summer foods and enjoying the vacation atmosphere of our lives. Better weather certainly raises our spirits. Given we have extra daylight, this is a chance to take a new look around the house and see with fresh eyes. Have the …

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Home Safety Begins With the First Step

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 …

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How to Make Entrance-ways Safer for Seniors

The entrances to our homes are the first place to consider the issue of safety. Good lighting on porches or in apartment hallways is essential. Having a small bench or shelf onto which you can put your packages while you reach for your keys is a big help. (I tripped at the front door in …