Category 'Fall Prevention'

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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In-Home Care Supports Fall Prevention

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.

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Compulsive Hoarding

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.

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Tips for Safe Holiday Travel

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.

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Technology to Keep Seniors Safe at Home

Several technology devices are now available to help seniors live independently and avoid expensive emergency room trips or moves to nursing homes.

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