Tag - occupational therapy

Laundry Safety in a Multi-Level Home

How to get laundry up and down stairs without falling Carrying laundry up and down steps is a top cause  of  falls in the home. If you’re recovering from a surgery or have a weak joint, it’s even tougher to carry a laundry basket safely on the  steps. Retired occupational therapist Barbara D. came up with this mesh “bag drag” tip due to arthritis in her hips. Use a separate mesh bag for clean and dirty laundry, while holding on to [...]

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