Bathroom Safety Tips to Prevent Falls and Injuries

Bathroom Safety Tips to Prevent Falls and Injuries

For seniors who have limited mobility, the bathroom can be a dangerous place. Statistics show that many seniors who are injured in their homes were due to issues associated with using the bathroom. This is especially true for showering and bathing purposes which increases the danger. The good news is that there are simple bathroom safety measures that you can take which will significantly reduce the threat of injury.

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Travel Tips for Seniors

Travel Tips for Seniors

If you are a senior and are planning a trip or perhaps you want to send your parents or grandparents to a place they’ve always wanted to go, it’s important to remember that seniors will have different needs and expectations when traveling. So, here are a few travel tips for seniors that will help you better prepare your plans for having a great time while avoiding some potential issues.

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Where to Find Companion Care

Where to Find Companion Care?

It’s common when people age that their ability to do all the daily tasks becomes more restricted depending on their physical condition and overall health. For those that do need some assistance, moving into a nursing home or assisted living facility is often an overreaction and comes with even more complications. Seniors benefit when they can stay at home and enjoy their independence while having some assistance with physical tasks and the pleasure of companionship that it brings.

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Personal Care Services

What are Personal Care Services?

For seniors who are living on their own and need assistance or families who have seniors living with them, but cannot stay with them all the time, personal care services may be the answer. Around the country, many thousands of families are choosing this type of at-home service over assisted living and nursing home centers as the preferred form of care.

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Consumer Directed Personal Assistance Program

What is the Consumer Directed Personal Assistance Program?

You may be wondering what exactly is a Consumer Directed Personal Assistance Program or CDPAP and how it affects you. Essentially, this is a program that allows consumers who are self-directed or those who advocate or work for them to oversee all aspects of personal assistants of their choosing. This means that CDPAP allows for you to do the following with those who want to be personal assistants:

  • Research and Recruit
  • Interview and Hire
  • Manage, Schedule, and Supervise
  • Oversee and Dismiss

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Find Respite Care

Where to Find Respite Care?

Taking care of the elderly or the disabled is a noble effort of love, but it also provides many challenges that can wear on even the most loving family member. It can be quite stressful as the demands for caregiving only grow over time. Many who provide caregiving services often find themselves struggling with their feelings which include guilt, anger, and even being resentful of the person they are charged with taking care of over time.

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Essential Lifestyle Health Tips Seniors

Essential Lifestyle Health Tips for Seniors‎

It’s never too late to change your living habits to improve your physical and mental health. Entering the golden years of your life means taking care of your body with the right combination of diet, exercise, and being focused on all the adventures that are in front of you. Here are a few healthy living tips for seniors that will help you get the most out of your life.

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How to Care for Aging Parents

How to Care for Aging Parents

As your parents get older, the need for proper care becomes more apparent as they start to lose the ability to do the things that they did before. Sadly, the care for aging parents often suffers from the fact that their children may not know the best course of action to take. This means that both the parents and children suffer despite their good intentions because they lack the knowledge of what should be done.

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