Sleep is the best meditation.
-Dalai Lama
8 Basic Bedroom Items for Aging in Place
  1. Bed Rail Stander EZ Adjust Bed Rail
  2. Pre-programmed Phone at easy reach bed side
  3. Supportive slippers with non-skid or rubber soles
  4. Clapper sound activated Lights Great for seniors
  5. Walker or cane near bed
  6. Smoke detector in bedroom
  7. Path lights to bathroom
  8. Safe in Home Monitoring (see tech page for details)

Video: Wireless Path lights  

Purchase: Mr Beams Lights


Top 10 Aging in Place Bathroom Fixes

  1. Low profile bed: 20-23” from top of mattress to floor:  Low Profile Bed Frame
  1. Flashlight at bedside: Alert Stamping OV-2 Ultra Oval LED Walk Light
  1. Easy-to-read memory aid clock with LARGE numbers: Reminder Rosie
  1. Clear pathway to bathroom (remove clutter)National Association of Senior Move Managers
  1. NO throw rugsA Home Fall Prevention Checklist for Older Adults
  1. Sturdy chair with arms at bedside to help with dressingImproving Safety for Seniors
  1. Lighted light switch near door: Leviton Rocker Pilot Light (quiet switch)
  1. Safety Mats at Bedside floorIntroduction to SMARTCELLS
  1. Second Floor fire escapeX-IT 2 Story (13′) Emergency Fire Escape Ladder
  1. Extra pair of reading glasses at bedside: Value Eyes pack of 6


Print: Improving Home Safety for Seniors


Video: Safe in Home Where they want to Be (see tech page for details)