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.
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Good news: you don't have to do it all as a family caregiver! Lisa Shultz shares her tips on how to do juggle better or simply do less during the holiday season.