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Hiring Home Care Support May Help You Avoid ‘Picking Up the Pieces’

By Jermie Chadwick | Nov 14, 2017

What does it mean to ‘pick up the pieces?’ Essentially this refers to having to pick up the broken piece of something after it has been destroyed when it could have been better protected and avoided the mishap in the first place. When a person begins showing signs they’re having difficulty taking care of themselves…

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Picking Up the Pieces After a Safety Mishap for a Senior

By Tracy Clark | Oct 23, 2017

Accidents happen every day. Though no one anticipates being injured or disabled in an accident, either an automobile accident, slipping and falling, or something else, it does happen. As people get older, their physical agility, strength, balance, and abilities can diminish with age. In fact, when a person reaches their mid 30s, usually, it starts…

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Grandparents as Parents and Safety Issues That Arise

By Lynn at Interim | Oct 22, 2017

Today, many grandparents are providing direct childcare for their grandchildren. They do this often as a support system for their adult children, and while they may have never anticipated doing this during their retirement years, it’s happening more and more frequently. As people get older, they don’t have the same physical strength and ability they did in their youth. That means for seniors who may be acting as childcare providers for their grandchildren, safety issues can arise.

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Valuable Tips That May Help a Senior Stay Independent Longer

By Denise Moser | Sep 27, 2017

Senior Home Safety in Omaha NE: Staying independent is not just a matter of will, but also physical ability. When people age, they begin to lose muscle mass.

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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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