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Five-step Guide to Fall Prevention

Fall prevention is a serious matter, especially for senior citizens and the people who care for them. Many victims of falling accidents come from the elderly community, which is why it is important that all measures, leading to a safe, fall-proof home and health condition, is properly observed. Here are five of them: Set an… Read More…

Why Seniors Should Engage in Physical Activities

Engaging in physical activities, such as exercise, yoga and sports, has numerous benefits for senior citizens when it comes to health and many other aspects of their lives. It reduces the risk of suffering from diabetes and coronary diseases, improves circulation and balance, and strengthens their immune systems. It also allows them to relax and… Read More…

A Successful Fundraiser for Seniors

It’s good to know that in this day in age, people are still very much concerned with the welfare of the elderly. This was evidenced by the large amount of pledges and donations, approximately $3.4 million, collected by The Castle Peak Senior Care Center in a fundraiser. They were able to collect more than half the… Read More…

Chinese Government Enhancing Senior Care Services

China has released a guideline on enhancing senior care services for elderlies aged 60 and above. The government released 24 departments, including a national working committee on aging, which aim for comprehensive and improved policies and services for the elderly, a more respectful public environment for the and more effective implementation of various policies by… Read More…

Minnesota Politician Delays Medicaid Cuts for Elderly

American politician and current Governor of Minnesota, serving since 2011, is delaying a set of Medicaid rule changes that would have caused about 2,600 low-income elderly Minnesotans to lose benefits, covering home and nursing care for elderly. Mark Dayton ordered the state Department of Human Services (DHS) to postpone the Medicaid cuts for a year… Read More…

Reforming Senior Care in Quebec

A new bill has been passed in Quebec that is set to reform senior care there. The bill aims to help seniors who do not want to be institutionalized. It would give them the means to be taken care of at home. The bill recognizes the fact that most seniors would rather stay at home… Read More…

Senior Care Unit in Clinton Memorial

Not all hospitals have senior care unit and that’s a terrible lack. At Clinton Memorial Hospital that disadvantage is being remedied already. The hospital is opening its own senior care unit. The new unit is aimed to help with senior psychiatric care. According to an article from Tristan Navera for bizjournals.com, “The hospital’s new Senior… Read More…

Keystone College Students Play Santa

Seniors tend to feel lonely during the Christmas season. This is especially true if they are living away from their families. That’s why students and staff from Keystone College would like to cheer them up a bit. They are playing secret Santa to the seniors of Home Instead Senior Care of Clarks Summit. “I hope it… Read More…

Preventing Senior Citizen Falls

Falling is the most common form of domestic accident that occurs to senior citizens. Various elements in the house can result to this event, particularly ifthe homeowner is not conscious about observing orderliness and organization inside the property. Floor clutter and dim-lighted areas are only two of the many factors that can lead to falls…. Read More…

Caregiver Tips Sharing Program

Caregivers need a lot of guidance when it comes to caring for their elderly loved ones who are suffering from chronic complications. The best way to address this is by allowing more experienced individuals to share their experiences regarding the matter. AlertID is a program held to help families cope with struggles related to health… Read More…