The unfortunate reality is that many seniors fall every year — one third of those over 65. The scary number is that every 13 seconds an older adult is treated in the emergency room for a fall and every 20 minutes an older adult dies from a fall. Most family caregivers of seniors make adjustments to their seniors’ homes … Read moreGetting Up Safely After a Senior Falls – Family Caregiver Quick Tip
Despite their hopes, intentions, and family caregivers’ efforts, many seniors will, at some point, no longer be able to age in place. For some, the home in which they’ve dreamed of living out their lives will no longer be a safe environment. Others will experience health complications that require more medical management than occasional trips to the doctor can … Read moreCare Solutions for Our Senior Loved Ones – Some Especially for Veterans
Has the way your senior spends his or her day changed over the years? Do they sleep more or less than they did in their younger years? Do they socialize more or less? Has their enjoyment of time spent on activities improved or declined? Do they feel content with their life or do they hope … Read moreHow Does Your Senior Spend the Day? Do They Enjoy What They Do?
Celebrating holidays with family and friends is very important for our senior loved ones. Time remembering the past celebrations and creating new memories can be rejuvenating for them. Gathering for a picnic, a big meal or a party, however, means serving foods that could be harmful for our seniors. Food poisoning is also a concern for … Read moreFood Safety for Holidays & Everyday – Family Caregiver Quick Tip