Home Safety Tips for Seniors

Home Safety Tips for Seniors

For seniors, taking care of yourself starts by avoiding the many common causes of accidents that might cause serious damage to your health. The older you get, the longer it takes to recover from illness and injury, so by employing the right preventative measures, you can avoid being sick or injured in the first place.

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Alzheimer’s disease

Preparing Your Home for a Loved One with Alzheimer’s Disease

When bringing a loved one who suffers from Alzheimer’s disease into your home, you will need to make some basic changes to the interior and exterior that will limit accidents from occurring. This is because those with the disease will require 24/7 care and removing all potential injury-causing obstacles will help make your job much easier.

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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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New York

The Challenges of Growing Old in New York City

Living in a big city like New York certainly has its perks, but for seniors – especially those who are aging “in place” in their homes – urban living can pose some real challenges. Whether you’re a senior, a concerned relative or a professional caregiver, below are a few common hurdles that seniors experience and some tips on how to best tackle them.

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Safer Home for Senior

Safety First: Creating a Safer Home for Senior Loved Ones

Your home is a safe haven, and for the millions of older adults who are choosing to age in place at home as opposed to moving into a care facility, homes often need certain modifications in order to remain that way. Due to common limitations that arise as one ages – mobility issues, sight impairment, etc. – living at home can become difficult, even risky. Health problems and side effects from medications can also increase chances of injury in the home when an elderly person is already having a harder time getting around.

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