Here are tips on how to avoid common heat-related hazards, according to public health and National Institute on Aging (NIA) experts.
If you’re at risk of a fall, it’s important to be prepared. A bone-healthy diet can help reduce your risk of serious injury and a Medical Alert system can ensure you get the help you need.
These devices help those living with Parkinson’s disease to navigate everyday living activities that pose challenges to them.
While social distancing can feel scary for older adults living at home alone, it doesn’t have to. There are lots of easy ways you can equip yourself so that you feel prepared for any situation that might arise while you’re homebound.
Whether minor or major, vision issues can lead to serious health and safety mishaps. If you are struggling with vision problems, a Medical Alert system can provide protection and peace of mind.
Poor vision may increase your risk of falls by preventing you from seeing obstructions in your path. The following are five common conditions that can affect your ability to see properly.
A hearing test and a visit to the audiologist can help to diagnose a balance disorder, which may increase your risk of a fall.
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.
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.