Posts from August, 2013

Home Care Solutions for Senior Citizens

As we age, we become less physically fit and active, and there are things and activities that we may not be able to handle such as running up and down the stairs. If you are caring for a senior loved one at home, matters concerning his/her safety becomes an issue because our homes may not… Read More…

Ensuring Senior Safety Around the Home

Safety is very important at any age, especially during the senior years – ensuring safety around the home for elders is very important. Here are some tips on ensuring an elders safety in your house: – Tripping hazards are one of the biggest concerns around the home. Because slippery hardwood floors and rugs that are… Read More…

New Format for Home Care

There’s a new program down in Indiana which aims to provide better care for seniors – the program is called Senior Care Central. Its goal is to connect nursing students at the universities in the area with seniors who need care. The concept was launched in participation with several local schools. According to  Elizabeth Ecker … Read More…

How Reform Law Will Affect Senior Care

A lot of people are afraid that the health care reform law will have a very negative impact when it comes to senior care, but it turns out that most of these fears are unfounded. In general, the law will have no effect on the way that seniors get their health care. However, with a… Read More…

Seniors Can Lead an Independent Lifestyle

For seniors, among the most important things that they miss about their youth is independence. Though, their loved ones are always willing to assist and care for them, elders would want to still feel capable and productive on their own. Dr Maija Sanna offers tips for her elderly patients on how they can maintain an… Read More…

Summer Survival Tips for Seniors and Youngsters

Everybody loves summer but extremely hot weathers are menaces, particularly for elders and youngsters who have really low tolerance for that kind of condition. The Houston Fire Department expresses their concern and offers tips for senior citizens and even regular members of the households on how they can remain cool and fresh this summer. They… Read More…

Planning a Getaway with Your Elderly Parents? Here are Some Tips

Planning an out-of-town vacation with your elderly parents can definitely give them their most needed getaway and can give you a chance to bond and spend great time with them. Unlike planning a vacation simply for yourself, getting your parents suited up and well-equipped for the trip may require a little more effort. There are… Read More…

Ensuring Senior Citizen’s Mobility Safety Through Wheelchair Ramps

To ensure the safety of aging people living under your care, it’s only righteous to revamp your house to higher safety standards. Senior citizens who are less able to move around without depending on other people’s assistance will benefit from using wheelchair ramps. Apart from hiring a professional wheelchair ramp designer, understanding the strategies pointed… Read More…