National Senior Citizens’ Day

National Senior Citizens’ | visiting relatives

Senior citizens have years of knowledgeable experience, dealing with normal life issues. Lets show our gratitude by making sure they have comfortable, accessible homes in safe communities.

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Getting up from a Fall

Fall Prevention - Getting up from a Fall

Falling is dangerous for the elderly. It can also be difficult for a caregiver to handle. It is very important to know how to get up once you have fallen. Here is some advice.

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Elderly Falls

elderly falls

Falling is a serious problem for the elderly. Caregivers may need to react quickly and really need to have some kind of plan for initial evaluation and avoiding further injury. This article will get you started.

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Falls Prevention Week

Falls Prevention Week

Every year one in three older adults (65 and older) falls. Many of these fall result in serious injuries including head injuries and fractured hips. Some of these injuries greatly diminish the quality of life and some even result in death.It’s time we all learn….

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Prevent Falls at Home

Prevent Falls at Home -impossible stairs

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….

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Fall Prevention Saves Lives

Fall Prevention - Getting up from a Fall

Each year, one out of three older adults, ages 65 or older, falls and 2 million are treated in emergency departments for fall-related injuries. The risk of falling increases with each decade of life. This article will give you some piratical prevention tips.

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Quad Cane

quar cane use

This article describes the quad cane and its advantages to patients who need more balance and support than a regular cane provides.

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Rolling Rolling Rolling

best-fit walker for seniors

When using a rolling walker it’s most important to consider the needs and abilities of the user first. Walkers come in every size, shape and configuration conceivable. But choosing one that doesn’t fit your needs can make it hard to use, limit the user’s mobility….

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Choosing the Correct Walker

Choosing the correct walker

When choosing the correct walker a person must try to determine what their needs are to get a best fit. Usually a physical or occupational therapist will help with a personal evaluation. There are many choices. A little help and research will ensure you get….

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