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Fall Prevention For Seniors At Home – Stairs

Stairs can be a major reason for falls and injuries but there are few things we can do to reduce the risk. Banisters – They are a must. If stairs lack them, it’s time to visit a home improvement store or call a contractor or handyman. Make sure the banisters are not lose and if … Read more Fall Prevention For Seniors At Home – Stairs

Fall Prevention For Seniors At Home- Bedroom and Bathroom

BEDROOM Rugs – It’s best to remove the rugs from the bedroom as they create a tripping hazard. By removing them, chances for fall/injury can be greatly reduced. Clutter – Remove clutter from the room, items such as clothes and furniture. Clothes or any loose items should not be on the floor. Donate old clothes … Read more Fall Prevention For Seniors At Home- Bedroom and Bathroom

Fall Prevention For Seniors At Home- Living Room

Falls are a major cause of injuries in seniors. Falls threaten senior’s independence and safety and adds pain and financial pressures on them due to injury, hospital admissions and doctors visits. Did You Know? (According to U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) One in four Americans aged 65+ falls each year. Every 11 seconds, … Read more Fall Prevention For Seniors At Home- Living Room

Summer Outdoor Activities for Seniors

After a harsh winter weather and having spent a lot of time staying indoors, summer brings a chance to enjoy the sun and the outdoors. Spending time outside enjoying the sun actually offers health benefits for seniors, according to a study conducted by Harvard Health. It increases vitamin D levels and that may lead to … Read more Summer Outdoor Activities for Seniors