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.
A person who is living with arthritis may need more help in the home with every day tasks. Whether you are someone who is helping out a loved one who is living with the symptoms of arthritis or a professional caregiver, there are some ways to make this much easier for both of you.
We’ve created a new video to say, ‘Thanks!’ to all of the moms out there on Mother’s Day. Watch our video and maybe even share with your mom today.
As the needs of a loved one develop and shift, a volunteer caregiver may find themselves missing time at work and feeling increasingly stressed. Learn more about paid leave for family caregivers in your state.