Due to the ever increasing costs of Nursing Homes, more and more people choosing to keep their elderly at home. Keeping our seniors safe at home as become a priority for many households and thankfully there is no end to the home safety products available to you.
From night lights so they can see in dim light, to motion alarms if they are night walkers, to non-slip and stability products, the options are endless. Keeping your elderly at home is perfectly safe and practical but you need to ensure that the seniors have the comfort and safety they need to be happy in old age by providing some essential senior safety products.
We’re going to list some of the most useful gifts for seniors that we’ve found to keep them safe and sound while they live at home. If you have any other ideas, please leave them in the comments below.
Walking canes are a must for anyone with leg injuries, balance and stability issues and for those seniors that are active and mobile. Walking canes are really a perfect present for seniors. Most are sturdy, lightweight and some even come with a handy carrying case making them a perfect gift for elderly people with mobility issues.
One of the most effective and inexpensive ways to keep seniors safe in the home is to have plenty of night lights. Going to the washroom or kitchen after dark can be dangerous, especially when they are concerned about waking others. Using a motion-activated night light in hallways, bathrooms, kitchens and on stairs is a cheap and easy way to keep your elderly safe in the home. A LED Motion Activated Night Light is a great choice for lighting your home. You can either mount them or carry them around to use whenever you need light.
Arthritis is an affliction that affects millions of old people worldwide. From moderate symptoms to the most severe, arthritis makes even simple tasks like unlocking a door or turning on a light very painful and sometimes impossible. Thankfully online retailers such as Amazon have thousands of products designed to help arthritis sufferers function better and without pain.
Unfortunately, seniors often find themselves needing medications daily and it is often confusing for them. Which pill to take and when and if they end up taking the wrong pill at the wrong time, they render the medicine ineffective and it can also lead to dangerous medical problems. Using a pill organizer will not only ensure they will take the correct medication but it will also help them remember to take their pills. Very helpful for absent minded or busy seniors that might otherwise forget.
Standing up and sitting down can be a huge problem for the elderly, making standing/sitting aids very practical and useful gifts for seniors. Help getting in and out of bed, on and off the toilet as well as any other time they need to sit or stand. These devices are well-built and sturdy and will prevent nasty slips and falls, as protect the privacy of the elderly as they use the bathroom or get in and out of bed.