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  • Home Safety Checks Can Be a Life Saver for Seniors

    Home can be a comforting place to be for seniors, but it also can be unsafe. Did you know that more than 1 in 4 adults 65 and older fall each year – and those falls are the leading cause of fatal injuries, according to the National Council on Aging? Falls, burns and poisoning are […]

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  • Help for Stroke Victims at Home

    In-home stroke care allows seniors to recover safely at home  A stroke is a serious medical emergency. A stroke occurs when a blood vessel that carries oxygen and nutrients to the brain is either blocked by a clot or bursts (or ruptures) and brain cells die. Stroke is the fifth leading cause of death in the […]

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  • Managing the Risk Factors for Stroke

    Although a stroke can come with warning signs, it can be too late by the time you notice. The signs and symptoms can come on rapidly and create terrifying situations. The best thing you can do is understand the risk factors for stroke and how best to manage them. High Blood Pressure – High blood […]

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  • Staying Safe and Preventing Falls

    Falls account for nearly one-third of all non-fatal injuries in the U.S., according to Injury Facts. For some people, falls result in embarrassment, skinned knees or broken bones. For others, falls can signal the beginning of lifestyle changes – or even lead to death. Every 20 minutes, an older adult dies from a fall, and many more […]

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  • Summer Safety Tips for Seniors

    Too much heat is not safe for anyone, it can be even risker for the elderly. Elderly people are more prone to heat stress than younger people and may be adversely affected. As we age, our bodies don’t adjust as quickly to sudden changes in temperatures, and various medical conditions and prescription medicines can contribute […]

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  • Keeping Your Loved Ones Safe This Winter

    With cold months upon us and snow in the forecast, it is important to make sure your loved ones are prepared for a safe winter. The winter temperatures can not only create a hazardous environment, but can also pose a threat to mental and physical health. Whether you are worried about your loved ones’ risk […]

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  • Signs Your Loved One Might Need Help at Home

    Here’s what to look for during the holidays These subtle signs are often the first indications of age-related decline. As you visit during the holidays, take note of any unusual changes, including: Weight loss Changes in balance, mobility, mood or memory Untidiness: piles of dirty dishes, laundry, etc. Expired food in the refrigerator or cabinets […]

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  • Lifestyle Factors That Improve Brain Health

    We all know that taking care of our bodies leads to better physical health, and this becomes increasingly important as we age. But have you also considered your brain health and how to improve that as you grow older, too? Brain health is a crucial factor in staying healthy for seniors, and this can be […]

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  • How to Keep Seniors Safe During Severe Weather

    The last few years in America have shown us more unpredictable weather patterns than are becoming increasingly dangerous. If you have a senior loved one living in an area prone to natural disasters, be prepared and have a plan to follow at any given time to move them to safety during an emergency. If your […]

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