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Securing Home Safety for Seniors

There’s no question that home safety should be a priority among senior citizens. As people grow older, they tend to stay home more and this therefore calls for efforts to keep the house a safe and comfortable place to live in. Securing home safety involves the following efforts: investing in assistive devices such as non-slip… Read More…

How to Keep Your Home Safe

Home is not an exception from the list of essential places that are prone to accidents; it is supposed to be the safest place on earth but it can’t stop bad occurrences from happening if they are bound to occur. Yes, we can’t make ourselves invincible from home accidents but there are ways to prevent… Read More…

Physical Exercises Reduces Seniors’ Falls

According to a report made in Cochrane Reviews by Lesley Gillespie, MD, and her colleagues from the University of Otago in Dunedin, New Zealand, group exercise reduced fall risk by 15% and at-home physical activity lowered it by 22%. With nearly one-third of elderly patients at risk to falls every year, researchers have been very… Read More…

Increasing Home Safety with the Addition of Grab Bars

Grab bars are great additions to any home because they help enhance protection for your love ones. Not so long ago, self-driving auto cars have been a trending topic because of their safety features. And just like these vehicles, grab bars will help senior citizens or people with disabilities to make their everyday activities much… Read More…

Free Courses for Seniors at University of Arkansas

The University of Arkansas admissions invites senior citizens in their community to enroll in the courses they offer for free. Despite the various barriers that the aging population encounter, such as physical and financial disabilities, there are still many elderly people who want to attend school and continue learning new things. The University of Arkansas… Read More…

Belize Zoo Improves Walkways for Handicaps and Elderly

Jerome Flores, a consultant for SHED (Stroller-Handicap-Elderly-Disabled), paid a visit to Belize Zoo to try out the new walkway. He was joined by Berto Wohlers and Tony Garel who managed the progress of SHED. The trio had a good “wheel around” the zoo. The difference between the loose-gravel pathway and the upgrade is something to… Read More…

Many Seniors In Australia Are iPad Users

While most senior citizens in different parts of the world are not too keen on using high tech gadgets, that is not the case for the elderly in Australia. According to reports, many elderly people in Australia are becoming tech-savvy as most of them are now using iPads. Yes, you heard it right! Many grandparents in… Read More…

Making Bathrooms Safe for Seniors

As people reach their senior years, the importance of safety reaches a whole new level. Because our bodies become more fragile during our senior years, falls can cause serious and even fatal injuries. The elderly can’t recover as easily or as well as younger adults when they experience the impact of a fall so extra… Read More…

New ‘Wonderwall’ to Assist Elderly Living at Home

Researchers from Munich University of Technology (TUM) have created a “wonderwall” that revolutionizes elderly care. This high-tech wall provides assistance in everyday tasks and even monitor their health. It can find misplaced glasses or keys, and check blood pressure and sugar-levels. In case of an emergency, it can even call the doctor. It features an “indoor positioning… Read More…

How to Make Bathrooms Accident-Proof for Seniors

Bathrooms can be one of the most dangerous places for the elderly. Slippery floors, wet shower areas, and hard surfaced tiles can spell disaster if an elderly falls in there. And since seniors are more prone to falls, with their lessened alertness and slower reflexes, we must ensure that places such as bathrooms don’t put… Read More…