Category 'Fall Prevention'

Self-Care vs. Medical Help

Healing takes longer when your body is older, but how do seniors know when to rely on self-care for aches, pains and injuries and when to seek medical help?

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Backyard, High-Tech Cottages for Seniors Provide Peace of Mind for Caregivers

Mom and Dad are moving closer to be near family, so close you can see them right out the backdoor.

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Help Prepare a Senior’s Home for Winter

Whether your aging loved one lives in an area with four distinct seasons of the year or in milder temperatures year-round, autumn is the ideal time to winterize the home to protect it against the upcoming snow, rain and the dipping thermometer. Even relatively small steps toward guarding against the elements prove a cost savings in heating bills and exterior wear and tear to the home.

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Falls Are No. 1 Cause of Spinal Cord Injuries; Dementia Care Costs More Than Cancer and Heart Disease

These and other stories are in the September edition of the Caring Right at Home e-newsletter, providing information, advice and support for adult caregiving.

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Practicing Tai Chi Can Lead to Many Health Benefits for Elders

Medical research finds that tai chi decreases joint pain and the risk of falling for older adults.

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Winter Travel Safety Tips

There are a lot of wonderful things that are unique to winter – cozy blankets, hot cocoa, dazzling Christmas lights, just to name a few. But there are also quite a few dangers that are unique to winter as well and, unfortunately, they are often overlooked in the merriment of the season.  ...

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Holiday Safety for Senior Guests; Protect Elders From Bogus Charities

These and other stories are in the December edition of the Caring Right at Home e-newsletter, providing information, advice and support for adult caregiving.

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Six Ways Family Caregivers Can Include Exercise in Their Daily Routine; Do You Know if Your Aging Loved One Is Safe at Home?

These and other stories are in the August edition of the Caring Right at Home e-newsletter, providing information, advice and support for adult caregiving.

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Robots Geared to Help Seniors at Home

Researchers and robotic companies across the globe are designing specialized robot devices to provide automated help for senior citizens at home.

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Home Safety Tips for Seniors

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.

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