Given the fact that one fall doubles the chance of another fall, the best time to take the issue head-on is immediately following that first incident. This may sound straightforward, but it’s a mentally and emotionally stressful time for the senior and family caregivers, and it is also the best time to take action to prevent a future occurance.

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Because the elderly often suffer from limited mobility, they often find it difficult to react quickly to emergency situations. Fortunately, there are steps you can take to make your home safer and more convenient for your elderly parent.

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Warning Signs That Signal Your Aging Parent May Need Help

Many older people want to remain in the comfort of their home as long as they can. The idea of uprooting their lives and moving into a nursing home frightens them. Plus, they lose the security of the home they’ve often known for decades. Often a senior parent doesn’t want to ask for help, so it’s difficult to tell when the family needs to support them a little more. Here are some signs that it may be time to offer more help.

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Garage Security Tips

Garage maintenance is a critical part of your home security. It’s often overlooked on safety checks, but it can be a dangerous place if not regularly checked for fire and fall hazards and much more. Reduce these risks for a safer and better protected home.

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It’s National Electrical Safety Month, and that makes this a great time to make sure your aging parents are safe from electrical hazards at home. Here are some tips as you conduct a safety check of Mom and Dad’s residence.

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medfical alert system in pa

If you’re responsible for helping an elderly or infirmed loved one maintain their independence, one of the first tasks on your list is likely to be selecting a wearable pendant medical alert system. Here’s why.

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Tax day has come and gone. If you missed the deadline and filed an extension for 2018, here are some tax tips seniors and their caregivers can use when filing their taxes. As always, consult your tax professional to discuss your specific tax situation.

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You know exercise is good for you; in fact, you’ve likely heard that it’s good for more than keeping your heart healthy and weight under control. The evidence shows that regular exercise can actually slow the aging process at the cellular level, which could potentially add years to your life.

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