Choosing the right time for a Walk-in Tub

Knowing the benefits of a walk-in tub is one thing. Deciding the right time to purchase one is another. Like any investment, you want to make sure you’re getting something that will be of value to you for the long-term….

How to Talk to Your Parents About Aging Safely in Their Homes

It’s important to keep the lines of communication open between you and your parents as you both get older. It’s not that they don’t realize they’re aging, but they may not be comfortable reaching out for help from their children….

Is a Walk-In Bathtub the right choice for you?

Aromatherapy and therapeutic waterjets may sound like a day at the spa. But it’s actually the kind of comfort and relaxation you can receive in your own home with a walk-in tub. They’re comfortable. They’re convenient. And, they’re just plain…

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Plan a Staycation Spa Day With Your Walk-In Tub

With everything from rush hour to work responsibilities to paying bills, life can get stressful. Although stress isn’t always a bad thing, it becomes detrimental to our emotional and physical health when we don’t know how to properly manage it….

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Stay Safe This Summer: Warm Weather Tips for Seniors

Summertime is the season for long, fun-filled days, enjoying the beautiful weather, and getting active with family and friends. But it can also mean uncomfortably high temperatures, depending on where you live. While summer is beautiful, these soaring temperatures can…

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Celebrating Senior Citizens Day 2018

August 21st is a day that isn’t often celebrated, but it should be! In 1988, President Ronald Reagan announced August 21st as National Senior Citizens Day. This day is recognized as a day to honor our community’s senior population for…

Arthritis Awareness Month: How Can You Make a Difference?

May is Arthritis Awareness Month and according to the Arthritis Foundation, arthritis is the world’s most prevalent disease. For most of us, that fact is shocking. Arthritis Awareness Month is our chance to spread the message about arthritis treatment and…

Nominate Someone You Care About to Receive a FREE Walk-In Tub

Do you know someone that could benefit from the comfort and safety of an American Standard Walk-In Tub? If so, The Carey Brothers from On The House want to know about it! Simply visit and nominate someone you care…

5 Important Tips for Getting In and Out of the Bathtub Safely

5 Important Tips for Getting In and Out of the Bathtub Safely

When you combine slippery tile or laminate flooring with running water, soap, confined spaces, and lots of dangerous corners, it should come as no surprise that nearly a quarter of a million Americans over the age of 15 visit the…

The State of Family Caregiving: Stats, Trends, and Resources

The State of Family Caregiving: Stats, Trends, and Resources

Do you provide care for a family member in need, outside of your normal work schedule? If so, you’re not alone — there are approximately 40 million unpaid family caregivers in the U.S., and that number continues to grow. The…

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Where Can I Get Support as a Family Caregiver?

As a family caregiver, you have dedicated all or part of your life to support someone close to you. And while that can be rewarding, it can also be a little exhausting. It’s important to seek support when you need…

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Smart Homes for Seniors: How to Integrate Tech into Your Home

According to recent research by the Pew Institute, 42% of adults aged 65 and over own smartphones — up from just 18% in 2013. Two-thirds of seniors use the Internet each day, and overall adoption of the latest in tech…

Best Lower Back Stretches for Seniors

Four of the Best Lower-Back Stretches for Seniors

As you get older, taking care of your body is even more important. Stretching is a great way to alleviate tension and pain in your lower back, strengthen your core and back muscles, and maintain your agility. Let’s look at…

[Infographic] Is Your Bathroom Safe?

Reflecting on the safety of your bathroom means adding in important products and features to limit potential injuries. More traction on the floor and tub, raised toilet seats, and walk-in tubs are all great ways to make your bathroom safer. Read…

Smart New Years Resolutions for Seniors

7 Smart New Year’s Resolutions for Seniors

As 2018 approaches, so does the opportunity to embrace healthier habits. Trading TV time for walks, and stress for relaxation can result in major improvements in your overall health and happiness. Making the decision to embrace a healthier lifestyle means…