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March 26, 2019

There’s No Place Like Home, But is it Safe for a Senior

These ten tips on home safety for seniors will give you the checklist you need to make sure your parents live happy and healthy at home.

December 30, 2017

How to Make Age-Friendly Home Improvements for Design and Comfort

7 Ways to Re-Design Your Home to Promote Independence as you age Regardless of your age, size or ability, everyone …

October 25, 2017

How Music Therapy Helps Those with Parkinson’s Build Strength

New neuroscience research shows the effectiveness of music therapy in caring for those with Parkinson’s Parkinson’s is a neurodegenerative disorder …

June 28, 2017

How Exercise Can Prevent Falls in Seniors

Exercise is good for overall health. It keeps the heart healthy, the joints lubricated and the muscles strong. It also helps to prevent seniors from falling which is the leading cause of hospitalizations and broken bones for seniors in the United States.

June 9, 2017

The Top Three Reasons For Falls and How to Prevent Them

Falls are very dangerous for seniors. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) says that most fractures among older adults are caused by falls and that they are the leading cause of hospitalizations. Preventing falls is one of the most important steps that can be taken to protect the health of seniors.

May 31, 2017

Three Things to Say to Your Aging Parents to Help Them Prevent Falls

As an adult child of an aging parent, it can seem that there is one difficult discussion after another. Some …

May 15, 2017

How to Talk to an Aging Parent About Fall Prevention

There is no denying that falls are dangerous for seniors. Statistics prove that they are the leading cause of both fatal and nonfatal injuries for seniors. Falls also pose the risk of significantly impacting a senior’s independence, causing hospitalizations and a reduced quality of life over the long-term.

May 10, 2017

Do Fall Prevention Programs Really Work?

Do fall prevention programs really work to keep seniors safe? Falls are one of the leading causes of hospitalization and injury for seniors and preventing them is extremely important. According to the National Council on Aging, one in four Americans aged 65+ falls each year and every 11 seconds a senior is treated for a fall in the emergency room.

April 24, 2017

Fall Prevention: The Top 3 Fall Hazards in the Home

Home can be a hazardous place for seniors. Everyday objects and decorative items can create fall hazards and pose dangers that seniors may not think about. Preventing falls is one of the most important things that you can do to protect the health of seniors.

February 7, 2017

5 Ways to Prevent Falls for the Seniors You Love

Falls are one of the most dangerous things that a senior can experience. They can lead to hospitalizations, injuries, long-term health problems and even death. Statistics from the Centers for Disease Control(CDC) illustrate just how dangerous falls can be.

December 26, 2016

5 Ways to Prevent Falls Inside and Outside the Home

Every year one in three older Americans fall. According to the National Council on Aging, falls are the leading cause of fatal and nonfatal injuries for people aged 65+, resulting in hip fractures, broken bones, head injuries and fear.

December 14, 2016

Light Your Way to Safety – Preventing Falls with Good Home Lighting

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) reports that six out of every ten falls happen at home. For older adults, those falls can result in hospitalizations and devastating injuries as reflected in NIH statistics

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