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Safety Product Reviews

Safety Product Reviews

Here at Top5Reviewed we love reviewing safety products. There are so many different kinds of health and safety products, whether they be bathroom or bedroom safety products for the elderly, or niche protection products like eyewash stations and kevlar gloves.  Manufacturers and inventors are producing new and dynamic products every day, it seems like.  It […]

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The 5 Best Cut Resistant Kevlar Gloves [Ranked]

Cut Resistant Kevlar Gloves

Kevlar gloves are constructed from Kevlar fiber- an incredibly dynamic material. It is a rugged & lightweight fiber that is flame, heat and cut resistant. Gloves constructed from Kevlar are suitable for a range of demanding, high-performance professional activities, from police & tactical work, to recreational activities like motorcycle riding or oyster shucking. These cut resistant gloves […]

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  • Updated September 22, 2019
  • Safety

The 5 Best Eye Wash Stations [Ranked]

Eye Wash Stations

Selecting the best emergency eyewash equipment can be a complicated endeavor. And the lack of an emergency eyewash station is one of the most frequent OSHA Citations.  It is crucial from a compliance and work-safety perspective to equip your organization with a quality unit.  The ANSI/ISEA Z358.1 provides the foundational guidelines for selecting, and storing, operating as […]

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  • Updated September 20, 2019
  • Safety

The 5 Best Wheelchair Ramps [Ranked]

Wheelchair Ramps

Unfortunately, most homes are not wheelchair-friendly. This can be an especially difficult inconvenience for disabled individuals and their families, as wheelchairs and electric scooters can’t navigate a residence’s steps. If it is beyond your means to install a wheelchair ramp to enable a handicapped person easier access to the home, you should consider purchasing a portable and […]

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The 5 Best Elevating Leg Rest Cushions [Ranked]

Elevating Leg Rest Cushions

Elevating leg rests, or elevating foam wedges, as they are also known are cushions that are designed to improve circulation while also decreasing lower back pain by promoting proper spinal alignment (Source). These work by accommodating the natural curvature of your coccyx and lower spine (Source). Circulation is enhanced by elevating the ankles and feet above the […]

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The Top Senior Living Websites and Blogs

Living Websites and Blogs

Google returns 22,500,000 results for the query blogs for seniors. That’s a lot of wheat and chaff to sort through if you’re looking for a great senior-living blog or website.Luckily, we’ve undertaken the  task of parsing through these sites and determining the best senior living blogs and websites out there.Typically, at Top5Reviewed we review items like rollators or […]

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The 5 Best Phones For The Elderly [Ranked]

Phones For The Elderly

Communication is essential, especially for the elderly who rely on important family relationships in their advanced age (Source). With aging comes impaired vision, hearing and sometimes cognitive ability, so it is important that a phone is equipped to meet the vision and hearing needs of senior citizens.Design DifferencesTelephones that are suffering from impaired vision typically feature large, […]

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The 5 Best Gait Belts [Ranked]

Gait Belts

Gait belts, or transfer gait belts, are excellent tools that help facilitate patient transfer, decreasing incidence of caregiver back injuries when transferring incapacitated patients (Source). Patients wear these mobility assistance devices to help them be transferred in and out of beds, vehicles, chairs as well as keeping them steady when moving to other areas in the […]

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