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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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 OnTheHouse.com 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…

Caregiver Support

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…

How to integrate tech into your home

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…

National Bath Safety Month

National Bath Safety Month: Is Your Bathroom Safe?

January is National Bath Safety Month, which is a great time to reflect on the safety of your bathroom and add in important products and features to limit potential injuries. This may include adding more traction to the floor and…

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…

Taking Care of Your Walk-In Tub

How to Take Care of Your Walk-In Tub Guide

Your American Standard Walk-In tub is built for years of comfort and therapeutic care, and proper maintenance of your tub is key to getting the most out of it. While your walk-in tub is relatively easy to maintain, there are…

Winter Safety Tips for Seniors

8 Winter Safety Tips for Seniors

The weather outside is starting to get frightful, and the holidays will be here before we know it! Cold temperatures and icy conditions are a constant battle for most regions of the U.S. in the wintertime, and it’s especially important…

When Should You Consider Home Care for Your Parents? These 5 Signs Will Help

When Should You Consider Home Care for Your Parents?

Deciding when to seek home care for your parents is a very personal decision for you and your family, but there are some tell-tale signs to look for next time you visit. If you notice your parent is forgetting basic…