Reducing the Risk of Falls for Seniors

September 22 is Falls Prevention Awareness Day and in preparation for that it is an ideal time to consider how we can best protect our elderly loved ones from falls. The increased number of falls experienced by elderly people are down to a number of factors.  Balance and coordination are on the decline, eyesight, hearing … Continue reading Reducing the Risk of Falls for Seniors

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Helping Loved Ones with Dementia Feel More Included

Dementia can be a very tough disease for people to cope with, both from a sufferer’s point of view and for the people around them.  They have days where they are very confused, disconnected and unable to deal with simple tasks.  They also have days of perfect clarity, when they act and behave in exactly … Continue reading Helping Loved Ones with Dementia Feel More Included

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Summer Safety for Seniors

Your safety should be your top priority during the summer time, especially if you are a senior receiving in-home care in Potomac. Sure, you might want to run outside as soon as the sun comes out and the temperatures start to rise, but without thinking about the risks that come with summer time, you are … Continue reading Summer Safety for Seniors

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Common Dental Problems with Aging

Health problems are seemingly limitless as we get older. From aching joints to increasing forgetfulness, it’s a natural part of the aging process to not feel like ourselves all of the time. However, one part of your health that you might not think about is right there on your face – your mouth, gums, and … Continue reading Common Dental Problems with Aging

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Strategies for Boosting Brain Health

Your brain is the most important part of your body.  It’s the thing that makes you, you.   This is why conditions related to dementia can be so upsetting to the sufferer and to the loved ones around them. Getting seniors to join in on activities that boost their brain health can slow down the onset … Continue reading Strategies for Boosting Brain Health

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