Monthly Archives: October 2009

  • Walker Baskets

    Posted on October 25, 2009 by in Technology in the suite

    Do you use a walker around the home or to get around in your community?  Consider getting a basket for your walker.  A walker basket can be very beneficial.  Instead of walking and carrying items in your hands, place them in your basket.  This frees up your hands when walking and can help you make […]

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    Pill boxes

    Posted on October 18, 2009 by in Technology in the suite

    A pill box can be useful for anyone taking medications.  It can help people remember and organize their medications throughout the week.  Large Pill boxes can be especially beneficial for individuals with arthritis, as they are easier to manage than the average sized pill box.

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    So, what’s Aging in Place anyway?

    Posted on October 11, 2009 by in Featured

    The week of October 12-18th is National Aging in Place week.  In celebration, The Aging Suite will be running a special three week series on the topic of Aging in Place. So, what exactly is Aging in Place? Aging in Place is defined by the National Aging in place Council as the ability to continue to […]

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    The Life Assess Fall Prevention Program

    Posted on October 4, 2009 by in Featured

    In a previous post, we discussed the need for a multidisciplinary approach to fall prevention.  This week, we will be highlighting one fall prevention program, Life Assess.  The Life Assess program is offered by Holy Redeemer Home care, a home health agency that services individuals in southern Pennsylvania and New Jersey.  The program is for […]

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