One of the hardest things to do when taking care of a senior parent is to talk to them about unsafe driving. Here are some concerns and tips.
Going to the beach is a great way to beat the heat. Many seniors enjoy going to the beach, either with family on vacation or with a senior home care provider for the day. Follow these tips.
As seniors get older making meals and cleaning up in the kitchen can become hazardous. Here are some things that seniors can do to stay safe in the kitchen.
Having a homecare specialist can make things a lot easier for you and your parents if you have been the caregiver for the last few years.
The bathroom is one of the most frequently used rooms in the home and it can also be one of the most dangerous. The very nature of the tasks performed in the bathroom and the physical movements needed to manage those tasks can make this room very challenging for an elderly adult who is living […]
Falls are a very serious risk for elderly adults. Each year approximately 30% of all adults over the age of 60 will experience a fall, and hospitalizations among these adults associated with falls are twice as long as those associated with any other reason for admission. A senior who experiences a fall can sustain injuries […]
You are certain your mom is not safe at home. She argues with you and refuses to admit she needs help. How can you convince her that home care services can help her out without eliminating her independence? Track Incidents That Concern You. Your mom won’t like hearing it, but keep a list of things […]
Phone-based scams are some of the most common forms of fraud, especially when it comes to victimizing elderly adults. Seniors tend to be at the highest risk for being victims of fraud, and they may be particularly vulnerable to these types of scams. This is true because elderly adults are more likely to be trusting […]
Once your elderly family member begins hoarding, you may find that you need to take some action before the situation becomes too bad. These tips can help. Make Safety the Biggest Priority. Big hoarding situations make your elderly family member’s home incredibly unsafe. In fact, there may be spots that are so packed with items […]
Your elderly family member is most likely to feel wobbly or uncertain of her footing in her bedroom. So making sure that there’s nothing in her way that could cause a fall is vital to ensure that she doesn’t injure herself. Check for Clear Pathways. One of the biggest issues for your aging adult in […]