There are many reasons that some people may be more likely to fall and get hurt, but many times falls are preventable.
One study found that the most common location for fall injuries in the home was the bathroom, including when people are hurrying to the bathroom. A National Institute on Aging statistic states that 80% of falls in the home happen in the bathroom.
A new study shows the positive impact of person-directed care on people who need assistance with activities of daily living.
When you are searching for care for a loved one, it matters that other professional organizations have given a stamp of approval. Homewatch CareGivers is a Home Care Pulse® Endorsed National Provider.
Eating alone for every meal can have a negative impact on the health of an elder. Learn what happens when people are dining solo consistently and why so that you can be part of a solution.
It is possible to make a kitchen a safer place, especially for those who may have conditions that affect their mobility, dexterity, eyesight or smell. We list the most common kitchen hazards for seniors.