Typically winter is thought of as a particularly dangerous time for seniors falling and getting injured, largely because of ice and snow present when walking outdoors. Yet the warm summer season comes with its own risks for tumbles and accidents.
Keep these summertime fall hazards in mind for yourself or an elder loved one:
Chances are that you’ll spend more time outdoors in the summer, so health care professionals recommend these tips so you can to stay safe out there and enjoy yourself fully.
The global spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has led to a lot of questions about alternatives to nursing homes with everyone now being asked to “social distance” and what it means to be safe, or safely cared for, during a pandemic.
Lisa Shultz was suddenly told that she could not visit her mother weekly because of new rules to help limit the spread of the novel coronavirus. Learn how she is coping and still connecting with her mom.
Elder care in a time of recommended isolation can be tricky for family and friends. See what's recommended to stay connected safely.