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Tips on Keeping Your Bathroom Safe for Seniors

Bathroom is one of the most important places you need to pay attention to if you have aging loved ones living with you at home. Truth is, everyday routine such as washing up and bathing can be challenging for many older adults. So to make sure your senior loved ones are safe in their own… Read More…

Home Lighting Tips to Help Ensure Senior Safety

One of the most important aspects that need attention when it comes to keeping your home safe for your aging loved ones is lighting.  A better and sufficient lighting can actually help create a safer home especially if you have seniors to consider. Below are some tips on how to achieve better lighting in your… Read More…

Ways to Prevent Fall in Your Bathroom

Slips and falls inside your home are inevitable. And while you can always be extra careful inside your own space, taking necessary precautions to help keep your aging loved ones injury-free is also very important. And since your bathroom is one of the most dangerous areas in your home, here are some tips on how… Read More…

Safety Class for Seniors

Last April 1, the Lake in the Hills Police Department held a senior safety class for free. The class addressed various safety issues including senior abuse, scams, personal safety, defensive tactics, travel safety and situation awareness. Meg Krase of Senior Services Associates discussed tips and care as well as senior abuse and local services available… Read More…

Safety Checklist for Seniors

According to statistics, there are over 8 million emergency room visits every year because of falls. Unfortunately, sixty percent of those who die from fall are senior citizens. To help keep your home safer for your senior loved ones, here is a checklist. Install smoke alarms and make sure they are up-to-date. Install towel and… Read More…

Tips on How to Keep Your Outdoor Space Safe for Seniors

Now that warm weather is finally here, a lot of people suddenly want to be outdoors. However, staying in your outdoor space can pose safety threat not only to your young children but also to your senior loved ones. Below are some tips on how you can modify your outdoor area to ensure senior safety…. Read More…

Tips on How to Ensure Senior Safety at Home

Anything can happen to your senior loved ones who are living independently at home. To help ensure their own safety, here are some tips you should keep in mind. Install a home surveillance system to allow you to check in your senior loved ones via smartphone. Install a panic button so emergency services will be… Read More…

Tips for Elderly People Who Visit the Emergency

According to statistics, roughly 19.6 senior citizens visited the emergency department in 2009 and 2010. And because this can be a very stressful experience, here are some quick tips to keep in mind when you have a senior loved one visiting the emergency department. Always have your medical history and information handy. Ask your physician… Read More…

Home Safety Tips for Seniors

Assessing your space and make sure it is free from any potential hazards is a great way to help prevent falls in senior citizens. Remember that hazards can be present in every room including bathrooms and staircases. To help ensure the safety of your elderly loved ones, here are some tips. Make sure your shower… Read More…

Tips on How to Take Care of Senior Loved Ones at Home

Many seniors prefer to receive treatment at home instead of a hospital. That being said, it is important for you to make some changes in your own home to make it a safer and more usable space.  Below are some tips on how you can adjust your home. Install offset door hinges in narrow doorways…. Read More…