Certain brands of bed rails have been recalled. Check the brands of bed rails that have been recalled. Entrapment is a serious risk for patients. Get the information about the recalled bed rails in this article.
Finding a gift for a senior can be really frustrating at times. It’s hard to know what they want. For some it centers on something they need to help with their daily activity, but they don’t want to admit they need help. Others just want something that says “I care about you”. Here are some…
Change your tools, rearrange the area, and reduce the work in your kitchen to make your meal preparation safer and more convenient with these 8 kitchen safety tips.
Fall prevention planning may take some effort. But it’s worth it. Today, make some time to use the checklist in this downloadable brochure on safety to check for fall hazards around your home.
Two Steps to Prevent Falls at Home You’ve probably heard the expression, “Once burned, twice shy.” It means that once you’ve had a bad experience, you’re not likely to expose yourself to a risk again. That expression very well states what happens to a person who has suffered a bad fall and its consequences. Preventing…
Dehydration can be a real problem for anyone who gets over-heated, especially so for seniors. This article covers the whys and what now to help caregivers watch their loved ones for dehydration.
Summer time can be dangerous for some people, especially elderly who may be in a weak condition or perhaps taking medications that might cause reactions to heat or sunlight. Dehydration can cause serious problems. It’s important to Drink Up!
Don’t let dehydration ruin your summertime. Think and drink! Know the symptoms and risks of dehydration for you and your loved ones. Plan to prevent dehydration.
As we age we become more susceptible to dehydration. We thirst less, we are less susceptible to temperature changes and our bodies ability to conserve water is reduced. Be aware of the amount of water consumed daily.
An entrance which is problem-free makes returning home after an outing easier and safer for everyone. If getting out the door or in the door is a hassle for you, then a little planning and problem-solving is in order.