Fall Prevention: 5 Ways to Make Stairs Safer for the Senior in Your Life

The figures are astounding — emergency rooms treat 2.5 million seniors for fall injuries per year. While the National Institutes of Health cites lower body weakness and changes in blood pressure as some of the top reasons older adults fall, environmental factors can also play a large part. As a caregiver, fall prevention is one … Continue reading Fall Prevention: 5 Ways to Make Stairs Safer for the Senior in Your Life

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Helping Seniors with the Changing Seasons

Helping Seniors with the Changing Seasons

One of the most important things we can do for the senior members of our communities is help them handle change. Dealing with big changes like the loss of friends and loved ones is important, but there are a number of other changes that, while they might be easy for us handle, present larger challenges … Continue reading Helping Seniors with the Changing Seasons

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Seeing the Light – Three Tips to Help Aging Eyes

Seeing the Light – Three Tips to Help Aging Eyes

As people grow older, they often grow wiser, but they typically end up experiencing some diminished physical abilities as a tradeoff. For many older people, the diminishment of certain senses is something that they’re unprepared for, and they simply resign themselves to living with a certain amount of difficulty. However, there are numerous things family … Continue reading Seeing the Light – Three Tips to Help Aging Eyes

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Dementia Care at Home – A Guide to Daily Responsibilities

Senior Caregivers -- It's All About the Little Things

Family members and caregivers of people who suffer from Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia can often feel helpless. Dementia is usually caused by irreversible factors that people can’t control, and this creates situations where people who want to act in a positive way find that they simply don’t know what to do to help. … Continue reading Dementia Care at Home – A Guide to Daily Responsibilities

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What Can In Home Caregivers Do For Your Loved One?

What Today's Seniors Really Want

Most of us go about our daily activities without paying much attention to the details. We often go to bed at night thinking that the day went by quickly without much happening, but the reality is that our lives are filled with activities – many of which we take for granted. For seniors, taking day-to-day … Continue reading What Can In Home Caregivers Do For Your Loved One?

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