Home Safety NJ

65-year-old Man Murdered in His Own Home

R Saatyanarayana, a 65-year-old man who lived by himself, was found dead by his maid servant at his own residence on Saturday morning at Hanuman Nagar Chaitanyapuri. His gold bracelet chain was reported missing while all other items were found intact. Venkatamma states that on the day of the murder, the old man sent her… Read More…

Don’t Entrust Your Home to Unregistered Specialists

Though it can be dangerous and impractical as a homeowner to handle tricky maintenance tasks on your own home, you must also be cautious about entrusting them to strangers, especially unregistered “specialists” who may take advantage of your lack of knowledge on the task in question. These people might not have any more experience than… Read More…

The Importance of Developing Trust in Every Relationship

In a relationship which involves one ensuring the well-being of the other, the most important aspect that has to be developed is trust. This does not only pertain to trust coming from the individual who needs the care but also from the caregiver. This mutuality will ensure a more secure environment for both parties. Such… Read More…

Home Safety for Senior Caregivers

Home safety is one of the most important things to consider when it comes to caring for an elderly person, especially when they are prone to many injuries and ailments. They are at a very high risk for falls, serious injuries and other consequences of slower reflexes and poorer eyesight and senses. Here are some… Read More…

Give your Home Its “Value” Through Home Automation System

From artistic landscaping to interior design, there are various ways for you to improve your home and subsequently increase its value. But with a home automation system, people can remodel their homes without having to spend so much money. A home automation system offers great convenience as it allows customers to change the temperature, check… Read More…

Home Remodeling: Making Your Home More Accessible for Seniors

Home remodeling can be very expensive and can even get more costly if you need to put up a place for a parent with mobility issues or seniors with pressing health problems where medical attention could no longer be provided by the family. And because many decisions are made in times of crisis, it is… Read More…

Nutritional Issues of Seniors in Canada

Statistics of Canada show that lots of seniors can’t afford to buy healthy food. This information was gathered by Canadian Community Health Survey for the year of 2008 and 2009. Most of the seniors who responded to the survey said they rarely ate fruits and vegetables, avoided cooking, and sometimes skipped entire meals. Instead they… Read More…

Ways to Reduce Cardiac Problems in the Elderly

As individuals age, they become prone to a throng of different illnesses and even injuries. One example of one that can be very dangerous and life-threatening is heart disease. In fact, more than any other age group, the elderly are more prone to cardiac problems. Fortunately, that doesn’t mean that old age is a hindrance… Read More…

Many Seniors Find Themselves Alone as they Age

It has been reported that  increasing number of seniors find themselves alone as they age. As a result, their health declines, whether they’re estranged from family or have never married or had children. Experts say that it is hard for the elderly to find someone they can trust to take on financial and medical powers… Read More…

Annual Testing for Dementia May Prevent Decline

A new U.S health law was passed that includes yearly check-ups to assess cognitive impairment, thinking capabilities and memory to be covered under Medicare. All of these measurable changes are all signs that may predict a person’s risk for dementia. While dementia, a group of symptoms that impairs memory, thinking, language, judgment and behavio—ultimately a person’s… Read More…