Home Safety for Seniors

While many seniors want to stay in their homes as they age, there is a downside if steps aren’t taken to ensure their safety. According to the American Geriatrics Society, falls, fires and poisonings pose significant threats to older Americans at home. Since June is National Home Safety Month and we are all finding ourselves [...]

Keep Yourself Safe: Avoid Falls this Fall

September is the time of year when we observe greater awareness around the dangers of falling, particularly for seniors. On September 23, the National Council on Aging will sponsor its annual Falls Prevention Awareness Day to raise awareness about how to prevent fall-related injuries among older adults. Greater education is needed about the impact of [...]

Fall Prevention Awareness

September 23rd, the first day of fall, is National Falls Prevention Awareness Day. According to the National Council on Aging, every 13 seconds an older adult is seen in an emergency room after a fall. Many falls are preventable. Keep in mind the following tips: Six Steps to Prevent a Fall Build balance, strength & [...]