The bathroom is the number-one site for falls among seniors. Here are 10 key ways to bolster your bathroom with safety measures.
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?
5 Reasons You Need a Medical Alert System
Medical alert systems are beneficial to anyone who likes the peace of mind that comes with having 24/7 emergency protection.
Sunscreen 101: Strategies for Best Sunscreen Use
Effective sunscreen coverage, wearing protective clothing whenever possible, and seeking out shady areas during the middle of the day are key sun-protection strategies.
Many of the risk factors for heart disease are within your control. In fact, with just a few simple lifestyle changes, you can reduce your risk–and improve your overall health.
Social gerontologists view social engagement as a key component of “successful aging.” Try these five fun activities that key into senior sociability.
Considering that excess sodium consumption can put you at risk for serious medical conditions like high blood pressure, heart disease and even stroke, it’s a good idea to start cutting back.
If you’re considering an at-home caregiver, think about the importance of fit, along with the caregiver’s expertise.