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Bed Rails May Be Something to Consider for an Elderly Parent

By Walter L. Black, MBA, CSA | Jan 11, 2018

Senior Home Safety Memphis TN-Bed rails can be beneficial for seniors from all walks of life, even if they don’t yet feel as though they have serious mobility concerns. Just shifting the wrong way and falling 2 or 3 feet to a hardwood floor surface can lead to broken legs, arms, hip, and other serious injuries that are readily avoidable with these and other potential modifications at home.

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Building a Safe Environment for Seniors May Highlight Your Own Risks

By Andy Niska | Dec 22, 2017

When we witness our parents and other family members getting older, we often see the physical changes in their abilities. We start to notice, more acutely, safety issues we never thought about before. For example, when we are in our 20s, 30s, and 40s, we have a tendency to run up and down the stairs,…

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Three Steps to Take That Might Improve Safety for a Senior with Epilepsy

By Christy Swadkins | Nov 30, 2017

Senior Home Safety in Las Vegas NV: Epilepsy can be difficult to deal with, especially if it develops later in life. A person who was normally healthy and had no issues like this in the past may struggle to try and cope with this new reality.

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Three Warning Signs Dad Doesn’t Take His Safety Seriously Enough

By Greg Banks | Nov 27, 2017

Senior Safety Galloway NJ: As your father has gotten older you’ve worried about his safety. Unfortunately, he doesn’t seem to take it that seriously, not nearly as much as you do. Sometimes, though, it can be difficult to figure out whether a parent or other family member is taking their health and well-being seriously enough.

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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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