Nearly 16 million Americans have been diagnosed with COPD; however, it is believed that millions more have it and are unaware.
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?
If you are an older person, you can celebrate your achievements and contributions to society, and perhaps change a little of the stigma surrounding aging, by taking small, actionable steps that reaffirm your value to the rest of society.
Seniors and their caregivers need to know how they can enjoy Halloween fully while also staying safe and healthy.
According to the National Fire Prevention Association, adults over 65 are twice as likely to be killed or injured by fires. In order to lessen these risks, there are several tips that you can use to improve the fire safety of your home.
Creating awareness through campaigns such as Breast Cancer Awareness Month means that more women from all walks of life can get the information they need.