5 Ways Smart Homes Help Seniors Age in Place

5 Ways Smart Homes Help Seniors Age in Place

As a spouse or child of a senior citizen, you want to ensure that your loved one is as safe as possible, while also enjoying a high quality of life. Thankfully, technology makes it easier for accessibility around the home. Check out these five smart home features that are sure to give you peace of mind.

  1. Smart Home Assistant

Devices such as a Google Home and the Amazon Echo are voice-activated assistants that can control devices around the house (like a thermostat),

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National Senior Citizens Day: Keeping Your Mind and Body Young

It’s National Senior Citizens Day and Next Day Access wants to help you keep your mind and body young. By keeping your mental and physical health in check you can prolong your health and make life more enjoyable. With just a few adjustments, you can keep yourself fit well into old age.

 

Most people don’t think about staying mentally fit. However, keeping your mind engaged as you age is vital to your overall health.

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Home Modification: Could a Redesign for Accessibility Increase Your Home Value?

Contrary to popular belief, modifying your home to improve accessibility can actually increase your home’s value. With just a few adjustments you can drastically improve not only your home’s value but also its desirability when you get ready to sell. Next Day Access has compiled a list of simple home modifications you can do to improve your quality of life at home and improve your selling chances when you put your home on the market.

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Don’t Become a Statistic: How to Prevent Slips and Falls While Aging in Place

Over one million Americans suffer a slip, trip, and fall injury and over 17,000 people die in the U.S. annually because of these injuries, according to the CDC. It is also estimated that 20% to 30% of people who experience a slip and fall suffer moderate to severe injuries such as: bruises, hip fractures, or head injuries. Slips and falls are mainly caused by a slippery surface. Here are 3 ways you can prevent slipping and falling because you do not want to become one of those statistics.

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4 Tips for Staying Safe in Your Mobility Chair for National Safety Month

Are you planning a summer vacation or even a staycation, but you’re unsure what you need to do to keep you and your mobility equipment safe?  Next Day Access understands your worries and in honor of National Safety Month, we have compiled a list of items to remember when traveling and using your mobility chair this summer.

  1. Use Your Portable Mobility Ramp Safely

Our wheelchair ramps are customized to meet the specific needs of each of our customers.

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