Understanding and “owning” our feelings can help us move forward in feeling more comfortable starting a conversation about medical decision making.
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The laundry room is arguably one of the most difficult rooms to modify for accessibility, particularly if stairs are required to access the space.
Interaction with the Healthcare system is a common human experience—we need it and use it to stay healthy. Yet, sometimes navigating the system can be a challenge.
Many of us take for granted the rating system used to indicate the appropriate audience for movies in the U.S. The interesting thing is that movie creators have no legal requirement to follow the Classification and Rating Administration (CARA) guidelines. Yet, they do.
Many of us have a lot to change in our kitchens if we want to achieve our goal of lifelong independence. That’s why it’s important to include universal design at initial construction or to include accessibility when making renovations to our home.
As we age, we generally need fewer calories. Understanding how our nutrition needs change over time is critical to staying healthy.
Our bathroom is both the most critical and the most dangerous room in our home. When it comes to remaining in the home, our bathroom is often the deciding factor.
The two most common forms of constipation are chronic idiopathic constipation (CIC) and irritable bowel subtype constipation-predominant irritable bowel syndrome (IBS-C).
Accessibility refers to considering the needs of people with disabilities during the design process.
The average length of stay in a nursing home is 2.5 years. Without long-term care insurance or a large savings, many people will receive financial assistance from state government agencies.