Supportive Practices for After a Fall
Every year, over two million older adults are seen in emergency rooms for fall-related injuries. There are many reasons why falls occur in the first place. For example, weakened lower body strength and a lack of overall balance can increase the probability of a future fall. Falls can also provide warning signs of more serious underlying issues that may require immediate attention.
Five Ways to Help a Loved One Cope with Vision Loss
If your aging parent or spouse is experiencing vision loss, this could affect many aspects of their life, and you may need to help them adjust to a new lifestyle to help prevent or delay further vision loss. Here are five practices that we recommend to help a loved one adapt to vision loss.
2016 Stanford Center on Longevity Design Challenge for Seniors
The Stanford Center on Longevity hosted its 3rd annual Design Challenge in April, a competition that was developed to encourage students to design solutions for seniors in two categories: mind and mobility.