Safe at Home

A guide to aging in place

Remaining in your own home as you grow older is known as "aging in place." Motion offers Canada’s largest selection of Mobility, Home Accessibility and Daily Living products to allow you to stay at home comfortably, independently and safely. 

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Entry & Exit

For seniors aging in place, safety begins at the entranceway. A slick walkway, broken railing, or unstable step could lead to a dangerous fall. Motion can help you identify danger zones and recommend products to reduce the risks.

DID YOU KNOW?

Aging in Place report reveals 86% of urban Canadian baby boomers and older adult homeowners want to live in their homes for as long as possible.

 

 

Stairways

Stairs can be particularly dangerous for seniors with mobility and vision issues. In fact, those over 85 have the highest stair-related injury rates. From slippery carpet runners to loose railings, let Motion help you safeguard your stairs.

DID YOU KNOW?

Selecting the right mobility products and making home modifications can decrease the chance of falls to help you stay safe at home.

Living Area

The living room can prove quite hazardous for seniors struggling to get around. Simple things like an unsecured throw rug, electrical cords, or the edge of a glass-top table can cause problems. Motion can help you design a safe living space.

DID YOU KNOW?

A 2017 national survey found that almost 90% of Canadians with a mobility issues required assistance with at least one daily living activity.

 

 

On The Go

Installing the right equipment in your home so loved ones can age in place is a great first step to keeping them safe. But don’t forget to safeguard against outdoor dangers, too! Talk to Motion about mobility options for seniors on the go.

DID YOU KNOW?

In 2012, 8% of an estimated 3,775,920 Canadians with a disability reported using a wheeled mobility device.

Bedroom

Nighttime navigation is a valid concern for those aging in place. In addition to proper room design, Motion will help you with other considerations, such as height-adjustable beds, smooth flooring, easy-to-open windows, and properly secured grab bars.

DID YOU KNOW?

In 2012, approximately 1 in 7 Canadians (15%) was a senior. That number is expected climb to nearly 1 in 4 (25%) by 2030.

 

 

Bathroom

The bathroom can be an unnerving place for those with mobility issues. Slippery bathtubs, low toilet seats and unsecure towel racks are all potential threats. Let Motion show you how to outfit your bathroom with all the necessary safety precautions.

DID YOU KNOW?

Falls remain the leading cause of injury-related hospitalizations. 20% and 30% of Canadian seniors fall each year.

Daily Living Aids

Make everyday tasks easier with Daily Living Aids. These products support common tasks, such as dressing, grooming, travel, meal preparation and exercise, by providing added safety and independence as well as promoting health.

DID YOU KNOW?

Pain, mobility, and flexibility are the most common disability types among seniors, each affecting about 25% of all seniors, often in combination.

 

Citations

i. Mustel Group and Sotheby’s International Realty Canada – Aging in Place report

ii. Statistics Canada – Needs for mobility devices, home modifications and personal assistance among Canadians with disabilities

iii. Government of Canada — Action for Seniors report

iv. Public Health Agency of Canada - Seniors’ Falls in Canada second report

v. Statistics Canada – Disability in Canada: Initial findings from the Canadian Survey on Disability

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