National diabetes month was created to spread awareness and help people who are at-risk to take the steps they need to live a healthier, safer life.
Improve Your Balance with Yoga
Falls are a serious risk to seniors, but activities like yoga can help improve balance and reduce the risk of falling. Learn how yoga can improve your balance and keep you safe.
How to Setup a Medical Alert System
With a Medical Alert system, set-up is super easy—often taking a matter of minutes on your end. Once installed, the sense of security is instantaneous.
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?
Nearly 16 million Americans have been diagnosed with COPD; however, it is believed that millions more have it and are unaware.
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.