The flu can affect persons of any age. In fact, young children and adults over the age of 65 are at most risk for developing complications related to the flu.
5 Ways to Reduce Your Risk of Slips and Falls This Winter
With the arrival of cold winter weather, caregivers and seniors should be aware of the increased risk of falls and slips and take the necessary precautions. Here are five tips to reduce the risks of slips or falls for seniors this winter.
5 Ways to Help Your Loved Ones Age in Place
Aging in place is something we all should be allowed to do. Remaining in one’s home for as long as possible is more comfortable for seniors and keeps them more active and in control of their lives.
How to Choose a Medical Alert System
The most important thing about a Medical Alert system is that it stays on your body, where it belongs, to do its job. Apart from that, you need to decide which system is right for you and your lifestyle. Here are the top five considerations when choosing a medical alert system.
What is Fall Detection? And Do You Need It?
One in four Americans age 65 or older experiences a fall each year and an older adult is seen in an emergency department for a fall every 11 seconds. Given these stats, should you be considering a fall detection system?
Although the terms heart attack and cardiac arrest are often used interchangeably, the two medical terms actually reflect very different conditions with different causes and treatments.
The notion that men are at greater risk may be because some heart disease symptoms in women differ from those in men – making it difficult to diagnose.
One way that seniors can lower their risk for cancer is through their diet. This World Cancer Day consider making some simple changes to decrease the likelihood of developing cancer.
With the winter season in full swing, accumulating snow can present a potential risk to senior citizens and others in poor overall physical health. Here are some tips for safe snow removal.