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How to Prevent Slips and Falls in Your Parent’s Home

Falling is the biggest concern for seniors and their loved ones. However there are ways to help prevent falls both inside and outside the home. Although slips and falls are hazardous to aging adults, with a little preparation and a few simple home modifications, you can help keep your parents safe by preventing falls in your parents’ home. When your parent(s) begin to age, a major concern about their health is the possibility of a dangerous slip or fall in [...]

Enjoyable hobbies for seniors

Getting out and being social can be hard sometimes, but the benefits are innumerable. Getting your mind working will help keep you younger for longer and set off dementia and the like. Getting your body active will help you to be more independent later in life. A hobby is an excellent way to socialize, to explore an old interest and to stay active. For older adults, joining a class or pursuing a new activity is an excellent idea. Here [...]

Preventing Falls is One of the Critical Aspects of Home Care

Falls are the biggest fears when you have an elderly loved one living on their own. And for good reason, falls can start a deteriorating cycle in loved ones. But there are ways you can help prevent falling, and this article goes over a few. Shockingly, injuries resulting from falls kill tens of thousands of seniors each year. Falls affect nearly 1 in 3 seniors annually–about 300,000 seniors will suffer a quality-of-life threatening incident this year. It follows [...]

Fighting Back the Fear of Falling

No one likes falling, but as a senior it could mean more than a sore spot for a day or two. The fear of falling can cause you to put off, or not do, things you should be or need to be in order to live a healthy life. This article goes over ways to help you fight your fear of falling by small modifications to both your home and your body. Let’s face the facts – we [...]

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