Category 'Fall Prevention'
For seniors who live alone, staying safe is imperative. Following a few simple steps can truly make a difference in keeping seniors safe and giving everyone peace of mind.
These and other stories are in the February edition of the Caring Right at Home e-newsletter, providing information, advice and support for adult caregiving.
Compulsive hoarding is a distinct disorder in which a person is significantly distressed or impaired in functioning because of their difficulty with discarding items that appear to most people to have little or no value.
Whether you’re driving, flying, taking a train or riding a bus, traveling is taxing on the mind and body, and especially so for seniors.
Several technology devices are now available to help seniors live independently and avoid expensive emergency room trips or moves to nursing homes.
Today’s seniors are benefitting from the cutting-edge field of gerontechnology that develops products and services to make work and leisure easier for people as they age.
One-third of adults over age 65 fall each year, and falls are the leading cause of injury death among seniors. These tips can reduce the risk of nighttime injuries.
Palm Springs Veterans and widow(er)s of veterans may be entitled to a non-service connected monthly pension to offset long term health care costs such as Palm Springs home health care, assisted living or nursing homes. As the ABC news report emphasizes, many veterans are unaware of this benefit or a...
This really applies to everybody, as we are all aging and eventually will need changes to our Palm Springs home to make life easier and safer. The best plan for making aging-at-home modifications is, do a little at a time. Many areas of your home may need adjustments, but if you focus on a sin...
Your confined-to-home (or assisted living or nursing home) parent, just wants to have fun! You are focused on their safety, finances, medical treatment, medications, privacy, nutrition and therapy. You busy yourself with monitoring their progress (or decline) and doing everything in your power to ke...
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