Posts from October, 2015

Home Safety Tips for Seniors

According to experts, there are endless of ways patients especially seniors get hurt at home. And because they tend to have more visual, hearing and sensation problems, elderly people are more prone to accidents such as falling and slipping. Below are some tips on how to keep seniors’ home safe. –          Add lights to stairwells,… Read More…

Tips on How to Protect Seniors

For those individuals 65 years and older living alone, being extra careful in and around their own home is very important. Joy Wilson, President of Right at Home in Knoxville, shares some tips on how to improve senior home safety. –          Keep a flashlight near the bed of a senior citizen in case the power… Read More…

How to Maintain a Safe and Dementia-friendly Home

According to the Alzheimer Society of Canada, 747,000 Canadians are living with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias which is why they are now focused on helping people maintain a safe, dementia-friendly home. Below are some tips. –          Make sure you have fire extinguishers, smoke detectors and carbon monoxide detectors. –          Install child-proof locks and doorknob… Read More…