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Senior Care in Hunters Creek, TX – These Innovative Products Can Help Your Loved One Age in Place Safely

If you help out as a caregiver to an elderly relative or loved one, there are several products for the home that can help them to stay independent and live a better and safer life. Here are a few of them.

Support stools

These support stools have four sturdy legs and can help seniors reach lights bulbs, and reach into cupboards. These stools have handles that help seniors stay balanced, and non-skid feet. They can support people over 200 pounds and are made to last for years. This is a must-have item for seniors who live alone and are still physically able.

Automatic swing door opener

Ideal for seniors with mobility issues, this automatic swing door opener works on interior and exterior doors. Automatic swing door openers work with wooden, metal, and fiberglass doors, and works with the push of one button and has a manual locking system. If your senior has walker or a wheelchair, they will not have to struggle to open or close doors as this system does all of the work for them.

Lamp switch turner

A lamp switch turner makes it simple for seniors to turn on any lamp. They are fast and easy to install as they fit right over existing lamp switches. No electrical connections need to be made.

Easy key turner

These oversized key turners make it much more simple for a senior to turn any key. The design of this simple tool increases the leverage of the senior, making the task of turning any key much more simple.

Wellness mats

Designed to be used in the kitchen or washroom, these wellness mats are made to keep seniors safe and comfortable. They have an ergonomic design that promotes better posture, muscle conditioning, and an overall good feeling. They are available in a variety of sizes, and all of them work to reduce muscle fatigue and relieve stress.

Talking thermostat

The perfect choice for seniors who are disabled, or visually or hearing impaired. These thermostats announce the time, day, room temperature, and temperature setting. They have audio instructions to help seniors set them up and use them. This talking thermostat gives seniors clear and concise step-by-step instructions on how to program them and making adjusting the air and heat simple.

Folding shopping cart

A lightweight cart that can be use for groceries, and carrying shopping bags, this folding shopping cart can easily be stored in the trunk of a car. Though is is lightweight, it is strong enough to carry upwards of 100 pounds, and it is easy to roll, making life easier for senior citizens.

All of these household items are made by multiple manufacturers, and can be ordered over the internet and delivered right to your senior’s door, or they can easily be found at the local big box department store. These are cheap and easy ways to make life easier for seniors, and for you to provide the best in senior home care.

If you have a loved one who could benefit from the help of senior care in Hunters Creek, TX contact At Your Side Home Care. We help seniors and their families with many levels of home care service. Call (832) 271-1600 for more information.

Donna Wrabel, LMSW

For most of us, the word "home" evokes warm feelings of comfort, security and well-being. For older adults, home also means holding tight to cherished memories and maintaining self-esteem and independence. When illness, injury or age make life a little more challenging, remaining at home in a comfortable, familiar environment encourages recovery and enhances the quality of life. Home can be defined as a private residence, an independent or assisted living facility or even a short term stay in the hospital, we recognize the additional benefits provided by a personal, professional assistant.

Our Certified Nurse Aides, 24-Hour Live-in Assistants and Home Health Aides are available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. We also provide the security and confidence of 24-hour Telephone Assistance, so fast, reliable help is always available when it's needed. To learn more about our homecare services see our homecare services page.

Different people need different levels of homecare. To meet the requirements of our clients, At Your Side Homecare maintains consistent staffing levels of caring professionals. Homecare service is available for as little as a few hours a week, or as many as 24 hours a day, seven days a week