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Category Archives: Senior Safety

Accidents happen! But they don’t have to be the end of the world. Taking precautions and following accident prevention tips can help seniors continue to live safe and sound at home. Falls are usually the catalysts that set off other major issues for seniors – issues that require medical attention and more permanent living arrangements …

Elderly woman holding on handrail for safety walk steps

No one likes to take a tumble. For seniors especially, falls are much more serious. Not only can they cause physical injury and bleeding, but they can also affect mental health and confidence or even cause post-traumatic stress and anxiety. Luckily, there are plenty of things you can do to significantly lower the risk of …

Healthy lifestyle concept with diet and fitness

Good, healthy nutrition is essential at any age, but it’s often overlooked in senior health. Eating well is as much about improving mental acuteness, energy and resistance to illness as it is about supporting a positive attitude and emotional stability. So how can seniors support good eating habits? A good diet isn’t about sacrifice: When …

Traveling senior woman

The holidays are a wonderful opportunity to spend time with family, but this may mean traveling with a senior loved one, which can make your trip more challenging. Here are some tips on making this an easy and enjoyable time for everyone. Plan ahead: Having a set itinerary for your trip will allow you and …

senior home discharge planning homeworks

If you are being discharged from a hospital or skilled nursing facility you have the right to discharge planning and to participate in the process. During your stay, your doctor and the staff will work with you on this process. You and your caregiver (a family member or friend who may be helping you) are …