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A Page Out of the Past: How Looking Back Can Improve Safety Moving Forward

By Kyle Laramie | Sep 18, 2017

Often, when people begin looking back on their life, they see a completely different person. They may shake their head and wonder what they were thinking during different challenges in life. For example, a senior might look back on their teenage years and realize the futility of some of their thought processes, actions, and ideas.…

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Medical Alert Systems with Fall Detection May Help Seniors Be Safer at Home

By Jermie Chadwick | Sep 15, 2017

A lot of attention is placed on safety for seniors within the comfort of their home. There are numerous home modifications that can be extremely beneficial for boosting safety, but unfortunately many seniors don’t consider these things until an incident occurs. For example, a person may not even want to think about installing a stair…

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Staying in Control at Home for Seniors Starts with Safety

By Andy Niska | Jul 25, 2017

How important is it to be in control of one’s life? For you, do you like to have a say in what you do every single day? Of course you do. Most of us have that desire to maintain control of our own life, especially as adults. For some seniors, though, it becomes more and…

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Summer Heat, Seniors, and Safety

By Walter L. Black, MBA, CSA | Jul 19, 2017

Senior Home Safety Collierville TN-If seniors don’t stay safe, if they don’t stay properly hydrated, and they don’t protect themselves from the sun, it can increase the risk of sunstroke, dehydration, and other serious health related issues.

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Rugs, Carpets, or Bare Floors: What’s Best for Senior Safety Issues?

By Christy Swadkins | Jun 28, 2017

Senior Home Safety in Las Vegas NV: When seniors have safety issues at home, whether it’s due to a health emergency, major surgery, injuries sustained in an accident, or simply the natural process of aging, they may have difficulty with mobility first.

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Safety Can Be Compromised When a Senior Suffers from Asthma

By William Butler | May 26, 2017

Senior Home Safety in Terrell TX: Anyone who suffers from asthma knows how frightening an attack can be. When you suddenly have difficulty taking in a deep breath, it can ratchet up the anxiety, making it even more difficult to calm down and inhale properly.

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Tips for Making Your Elderly Parent’s Home Safer

By Tracy Clark | May 8, 2017

Your parents have been married for more than 50 years. They are an inspiration to you and the rest of your family. During these past few years, though, they’ve called on you to help them with certain tasks around the house. You’ve been more than willing to help and you’re glad you live close enough…

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Including Mom’s Neighbors in Her Care May Improve Safety

By Denise Moser | Apr 28, 2017

Is your mother close to her neighbors? The longer people spend in one place, the more likely they begin building positive relationships with their neighbors, even if they don’t seem to have anything else in common and they are decades apart in age.

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3 Signs It’s Time to Talk to Mom About Safety Concerns You Have

By Greg Banks | Apr 27, 2017

As your loved ones get older, especially your parents or grandparents, you will probably notice the changes in their physical capabilities. Their body will lose muscle mass each and every year, regardless of how much exercise a person gets. When they reach their 70s or 80s, it’s going to be more difficult for them to exercise, but it’s also going to be much more difficult for them to maintain the kind of strength they had in the past.

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A Clear Sign Mom May Not Feel as Safe at Home as She Claims She Is

By Lynn at Interim | Apr 27, 2017

You’ve been talking to your mother almost every day for years. You have a great relationship with her. Lately, though, you’ve been concerned about some of the things you’ve heard her say and even your observations when you go to visit. You wonder about her safety.

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