Monthly Archives: December 2010

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    Technology in The Suite: Light Tester

    Posted on December 17, 2010 by in Technology in the suite

    Technology in The Suite:  Low and high tech devices can be helpful for aging adults.   This week’s technology highlight is a light tester.  A light tester is a low tech device.  Use a light tester to test your lights before putting them up.  Prices range from $8 to $25 depending on its features.  They […]

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    Tip of the Week

    Posted on December 15, 2010 by in Tip of the Week

    Leave the falling for the leaves The holidays are near.  As we prepare and clean our homes for the holidays remember an important tip.  Don’t over polish your floors.  While a shiny floor can be pretty to look it, it can also make you fall.  So remember, leave the falling for the leaves, clean your […]

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  • Safe Holiday Home Decorating

    Posted on December 13, 2010 by in Featured

      This article was originally posted on December 21, 2009 Home safety is essential to successfully aging in place.  Home safety can take many forms, from preventing falls in the kitchen and bathroom, to preventing accidental fires.  As the holidays approach, we need to continue to pay close attention to home safety and fall prevention.  […]

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    Technology in The Suite: Weighted Shower Curtain

    Posted on December 10, 2010 by in Technology in the suite

    Technology in The Suite:  Ever wonder why when you shower so much water seems to end up on the floor.  Well, a regular shower curtain will billow when there’s steam and cause water to escape.  Say goodbye to that.  Consider using a weighted shower curtain.  Its hems are weighted which prevents the curtain from billowing […]

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