Archive for the ‘bathroom safety’ Category

5 Ways You Can Improve Bathroom Safety

Posted on: January 3rd, 2017 by JayHawkPharmacyBlogger

One of the most dangerous rooms in the home is often the smallest: the bathroom. More falls occur there than in any other part of the house, and the CDC states that one out of every five falls among senior citizens results in serious injury. Since January is Bathroom Safety Month, Jayhawk Pharmacy would like […]

Bathroom Safety for Seniors

Posted on: May 6th, 2015 by JayHawkPharmacyBlogger

  Bathrooms can be hazardous for anyone at any age, what with their slippery surfaces and the opportunity for water to spill everywhere. However, they can be especially hazardous for senior citizens. According to the Center for Disease Control, a third of all seniors experience at least one fall every year. The bathroom is an […]

Senior Independence Month – Celebrating Seniors’ Wellbeing!

Posted on: February 24th, 2015 by JayHawkPharmacyBlogger

Senior Independence Month – Celebrating Seniors’ Wellbeing!   February is Senior Independence Month! This month is a time to honor seniors and continue to work for their independence and wellbeing. It’s also a great time to evaluate living situations and look for opportunities for improvement and increased safety. Are there some products or home changes […]

Bathroom Safety: What Can You Do About It

Posted on: January 12th, 2015 by JayHawkPharmacyBlogger

  In the last post, we discussed some eye-catching statistics related to falls and the need for safety.  The bathroom is the easiest place to help improve and hopefully prevent some of these dangerous falls.  Through the use of many bathroom safety products that can help with mobility, stability, and convenience, many of these falls […]

Bathroom Safety: Don’t Overlook it

Posted on: January 7th, 2015 by JayHawkPharmacyBlogger

  There are a few things in life that are just generally accepted as truths, with one of them being that we are all going to get older.  It is just a fact of life.  As people age, they start to lose mobility, some more rapidly than others, which can lead to everyday tasks being […]

1, 2, 3 Steps for Introducing a Wheelchair into Your Home

Posted on: July 16th, 2014 by JayHawkPharmacyBlogger

Using a wheelchair for the first time can be a challenging experience. When it is used around the home, you may encounter obstacles that you have not prepared for. Part of life is learning as you go and trying not to make the same mistake twice. To prepare the best you can, it is helpful […]

3 Products to Improve Your Bathroom Safety

Posted on: June 4th, 2014 by JayHawkPharmacyBlogger

Celebrate National Safety Month with Jayhawk Pharmacy! This month we would like to spend some time discussing bathroom safety. It is important to take extra steps around the house to ensure the best safety possible. Many accidents can be prevented when thought over ahead of time. Whether you or a loved one needs day to […]