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 [...]

Home, Safe Home

Home is where people feel the most comfortable. However, with an increasing number of older adults living independently or with in-home care, it is imperative to make sure that their home is not just comfortable, but also safe. Falls, burns and poisonings are some of the most common accidents burdening older people. If you are [...]

Kadan Homecare Celebrates National Falls Prevention Awareness Day by Supporting a Ready, Steady and Balanced Lifestyle

On Thursday, September 22, Kadan Homecare, along with the National Council on Aging (NCOA) and its Falls Free® Coalition, is celebrating the 9th annual Falls Prevention Awareness Day by helping support ready, steady and balanced lifestyles. “Older adults want to stay active, independent, and safe in their homes, but many worry about their risk of [...]

Home Safety

With a growing number of older adults living independently or with in-home care, it’s increasingly important to make sure that they’re safe at home. Falls, burns and poisonings are among the most common accidents involving older people. If you’re an older adult living on your own, or care for an older person living alone, here [...]

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 & [...]

Helping Freeze Out Winter Fires

There are more home fires in the winter months then at any other time of the year, according to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA). Smoking in the home, cooking, electrical and heating systems and operation of small appliances all increase the risk of fire. We’ve put together some helpful things you can do to [...]