Things to Consider in Acquiring Professional
Home Health Care Services

Hiring an outsider to care for an elderly loved one can not only be a cause of guilt among children and grandchildren but may actually have a couple of disadvantages. However, in many cases, these downsides are outweighed by the benefits of acquiring home health care from a professional. To help you making a decision,…

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Healthy and Delicious Meals for Seniors with Diabetes

When it comes to dealing with diabetes among senior citizen loved ones, a balanced and healthy diet should of the greatest priority. Here are three perfectly healthy and delicious meals that you can prepare for a diabetes patient: Breakfast burrito with egg, veggies, whole wheat tortilla, salsa and low fat shredded cheese. Plain oatmeal and…

February 10, 2015 Home Safety NJ

3 Helpful Pointers on Dealing with Dementia

No child was ever trained to care for a beloved parent who was diagnosed with dementia. However, people who are already in the situation seem to have a learned how with just a little help. Here are some helpful tips for you and your elderly loved one: Physical, emotional and psychological pains and difficulties can…

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Senior’s Guide to Keeping in Touch with

Distant Loved Ones

One of the downsides of living in a retirement facility is the fact that you can’t be with loved ones, particularly long distance family members, as often as you’d like. However, many senior citizens still manage to make the most out of this situation through various unique ways. Here are 4 of them: Set up…

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Senior and Family Guide for Late Life Relocation

There comes a time in the lives of senior citizens when they have to relocate — whether they find a smaller, manageable home, or they move into a nursing facility. Whatever the reason may be, the decision to relocate should be unanimous among the parties involved, particularly the seniors and their caregivers. Here are some…

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Exercise Pointers for Senior Citizens

Regular exercise among senior citizens can lead to healthier heart and circulatory system, improved metabolism and muscle condition, and increased flexibility and balance. Here are some exercise and physical activities that are perfect for older adults: Endurance exercises — walking, bicycling, swimming and dancing. Strengthening activities — weight lifting, resistance bands, and squatting. Stretching and…

February 3, 2015 News for People with Disabilities

Finding the Right Caregiver for

an Elderly Loved One

When it comes to searching for the right person to care for an elderly loved one, it is the most important thing to secure that he or she is able to meet the latter’s every need. However, as an individual ages, the list of her needs also grows, which is why, before hiring a professional…

February 3, 2015  Home Safety NJ

Smart House for Independent Senior Citiziens

Researchers from the University of Florida has developed what they call a “smart house” which promotes independent living among senior citizens. The said innovation features over-sized doorways that are suitable for senior in wheelchairs, flush sensors, pull-down shelves in cabinets, fast-cooling stove, special knobs that monitor and lock water temperature, grab bars and a walk-in…

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Guide to Home Safety for Seniors

There is a long list of home safety measures that should be observed by senior citizens and their caregivers in order to secure the former’s safety in the house. Without proper guidance, in terms of the enforcement of these measures, they can easily turn a living establishment into a less elderly-friendly environment. To help seniors…

January 27, 2015 Home Safety NJ

Ensuring Home Safety

Now that winter season has finally arrived, it is time that we all consider home safety. According to the CDC, unintentional injuries such as falls, slips and trips are the leading causes of death for elderly people. As a matter of fact, fall is the major cause of brain injury at home. Here are some…

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Home Safety Check for Seniors’ Safety

The fire department of Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service has launched “Home Safety Check” program for senior citizens in the county to help keep them safe during fire emergencies. Initial results of the free safety evaluations revealed that more than 90 percent of smoke alarms checked during recent home visits to elderly were found…

January 25, 2015 Home Safety NJ

ActiveProtective Takes Senior Safety to a

Whole New Level

Dr. Robert Buckman is a trauma surgeon. He is also the Chief Technology Officer for ActiveProtective, which is in the process of developing a wearable airbag that protects senior citizens from falling accidents. The belt-like apparatus is equipped with 3D motion sensors that detect atypical motion and automatically deploys a slab-like airbag that runs down…

January 22, 2015 Home Safety NJ

Maintaining a Balanced Diet as a Senior Citizen

As a senior citizen, you would often encounter problems that can compromise you diet. Here are some solutions for those problems: For those who can’t cook, a microwave oven can become your best pal, or another option is to hire an actual pal who can cook for you. Chewing troubles will no longer be one…

March 10, 2015 Home Safety NJ

Life Hacks That Can Ease Up a Senior’s Life

Being a senior citizen has its pros and cons. However, many of the disadvantages of being an elderly relates to the person’s physical limitations. To help an elderly overcome these limitations and ease up his life, here is a list of life hacks every senior citizen should know: Use half a tennis ball as a…

March 7, 2015 Home Safety NJ

Safety Measures for the Entire House

In order to secure the well-being of a senior citizen while he or she is at home, it is essential that safety and fall-preventive measures should be observed in all parts of the house and its exterior: Rooms — short, dense pile for carpets, even thresholds and double-sided carpet tape on rugs, open and unobstructed…

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Home Safety for Senior Citizens

There are a number of personal and environment factors that can turn senior citizens into victims of falling accidents. These include muscle weakness, balance problems and home hazards. Fortunately, there are also a number of things that seniors and their caregivers can do in order to prevent these incidences from occurring: Exercise regularly Learn about…

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Caregiver with Gambling Problem Stole

From Senior Couple

When we have elderly parents who are unable to care for themselves and need assistance but we also have our own families, jobs and other important things to attend to, being able to care for them is hard and even impossible. That’s when we hire the best caregivers we can find to provide them the…

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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…

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How to Slow the Development of Memory Loss

Developing memory loss can be very terrifying for a senior citizen, especially upon realizing that the condition may lead more serious cases such as Alzheimer’s or dementia. In order to slow the development of this condition, one has to regularly exercise his or her brain. Here are some activities that can help improve and maintain…

January 17, 2015 News for People with Disabilities

How to ‘Seniorize’ Your Home

Retirement communities are not always the answer to hassle-free aging — many senior citizens still prefer to remain in their houses, where they spent most of their years, and in cases like this, “seniorizing” one’s home is perhaps that most efficient course of action: Observe all safety measures Remove hazards in and around the house…

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