Each year, one out of three adults age 65 and older falls, the leading cause of both fatal and non-fatal injuries among seniors, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Knowing what can be done around the house to help prevent or reduce the risk of falls can save a senior from the emergency room or worse.Read More
Having problems remembering to take pills, buy grocery items, or make appointments? Everyone experiences memory problems sometimes. Memory experts often recommend the following simple aids to people with mild cognitive impairment or early symptoms of dementia. But anybody (including harried caregivers!) who’s ever forgotten something important can benefit.Read More
Below is a cute video put out by The Joint Commission about reducing the risk of falling.
Roughly 1 of every 3 people age 65 and older is injured from a fall every year. Reducing the risk of a fall can help seniors live healthier and longer lives.Read More
It seems increasingly likely that some form of driving test will become a reality for Massachusetts seniors.
The Boston Globe ran this article today.
Pressure mounts to test elder drivers
Lawmakers urged to stiffen rules
By Peter Schworm Globe Staff / June 8,
If you are concerned about the safety and ease of living for yourself or your parents as they grow older and want to stay in their home, some home modifications make sense. As a leading provider of senior home care we have some hints and tips for you.
Remodeling a bathroom is the most common alteration within homes.Read More
When speaking with families about home care, I always explain the importance of our care provider tracking system. It is called telephony and it tracks the exact time our aides start and finish their shifts. It creates accountability and gives management a clear view of what is happening in the field.Read More