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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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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lifeline systems in Altoona PA

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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lifeline alert systems in PA

A medical alert system is an outstanding tool, but some families are only able to rely on it until certain signs are present. If one or more of these are present, it may be time for some level of at-home care. Signs to look for can include:

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medical alert monitoring with GPS

It’s a new year, and a time when many people are making resolutions to help life be simpler and safer. For families who want the ultimate peace of mind that their independent, elderly loved ones are staying safe in 2019, one way to achieve the goal is by providing those loved ones with medical alert systems.

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senior safety monitoring for the holidays

As seniors head out to holiday time activities, their loved ones may be concerned about those outings that call for more independence. If that’s the case, then there are ways a medical alert system can help. Here are some examples.

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