Deck the Halls Right for Safer Holidays for Seniors

Holidays for Seniors

The holiday season presents a wonderful chance for you to visit with senior loved ones that you may not have been able to spend a lot of quality time with for a while. Additionally, it is a very good time to see to it that holidays for seniors are safe in addition to being joyful. Whether your older loved one … Read More

Living with MS: Staying Comfortable and Safe at Home with Multiple Sclerosis

Safe at Home

As the famous author Jane Austen said, “There is nothing like staying at home for real comfort.” And for those living with MS, comfort is essential, as is remaining safe. If a family member has been diagnosed with MS, the first step in caregiving should be to make the necessary modifications so the home is a safe, comfortable sanctuary, and … Read More

Bathroom Safety Tips for Seniors in Honor of National Bath Safety Month

Bathroom Safety Tips

How could something that’s so comforting and relaxing, like a nice, warm bath, be one of the greatest dangers to seniors? The truth is, combining slick surfaces, slippery shampoo and very warm water create a number of potential hazards to seniors, especially the danger of falling – one of the most severe risks to older people. January is set aside … Read More

Exercises to Help Seniors Improve Balance and Prevent Falls

Fall prevention

According to the CDC, one out of three older adults falls each year, but less than half of those adults talk to their healthcare provider about it. When a senior experiences a fall, even if it does not result in injury, he can develop a fear of falling, which may cause the senior to limit his activities, leading to reduced … Read More

Help Seniors Stay Safe at Home with Visiting Angels’ Tips to Prevent Trips

Senior fall prevention

Taking a tumble is never fun, but for an elderly person, a fall can have devastating effects, such as hip fracture, and even lead to a chain reaction of health problems. One-fourth of older adults who fracture a hip die within six months of the injury; a startling, yet preventable statistic. Making some simple modifications to the home can help … Read More