Posts from June, 2014

Home Safety and Comfort Solutions for Senior Citizens

Senior citizens can feel lonely moving to a nursing facility, which is why most of them opt to stay in their homes. However, this choice does not always have the best ending; for most seniors, their houses are not suitable for the needs of aged individuals. To help seniors stay in their homes longer, One… Read More…

How to Keep Your Elderly Parents Safe at Home

Oftentimes, our elderly parents refuse to leave home for a senior citizens facility. While you may want to support them in their decision, it is also important that you ensure their safety inside your home. –          Make sure you clean your home and keep it clutter-free all year round. –          Secure your rugs and carpets… Read More…

Home Improvement Program Helps Seniors Upgrade Homes

As part of the senior citizen home improvement program in Perris, older adults who need their houses to be upgraded are provided with sufficient funds and support to do so. Eighty-year-old Maria Teresa Montes is among the already twenty beneficiaries of this program. Luis Natera, one of the program coordinators, states that there is a… Read More…

How to Overcome the Effects of Memory Loss Among Senior Citizens

Memory loss is a common consequence of aging among senior citizens. Fortunately, there are numerous ways to prevent this condition from negatively affecting your life. Here are a few tips: Improve your memory, focus and concentration through games that challenge your thinking skills. This includes crosswords and other puzzles. Make it a habit to carry… Read More…

Preventing Stroke Among Senior Citizens

Stroke among seniors can be hereditary or it can be brought about by aging. In many cases, it can be avoided. However, there are multiple methods that can help you mitigate its occurrence: Keep your blood pressure at constant check and visit your physician regularly. Opt for a healthier lifestyle starting with your diet —… Read More…

Home Maintenance Major Benefits for Seniors

Proper home maintenance can spell a great difference between a safe and comfortable senior citizen and a visit to the emergency room due to falling and other accidents. Here are a few tips for every senior citizen who wants to keep his home safe: Update your medicine cabinet and keep everything labeled and well-organized. A… Read More…

Shifting to a Healthier Lifestyle for Senior Citizens

While it’s more ideal to turn to a healthier lifestyle while we are young, it’s never too late for senior citizens to change their perspectives on this matter. Here are a few tips to get you started: Major lifestyle changes may be called for once you turn fifty especially if you’ve been leading one that’s… Read More…

Summer Safety Tips for Senior Citizens

Heat exhaustion, heat stroke and dehydration — these are the most common heat-related illnesses that senior citizens encounter during summer. In order to keep your senior citizen loved one safe from these complications, here are some tips from NJ.com: Have them drink plenty of fluids but avoid serving caffeinated and alcoholic beverages. Stay indoors or… Read More…