Many seniors have to spend time in a nursing home or hospital as they recuperate from a fall, and some never fully recover. To prevent that, let's take a room-by-room approach to identify trip and fall hazards and minimize them.
Maintaining a safer home environment before, during and after caregiving visits takes some planning and preparation on your part. Using these tips from the pros should make the process a more rewarding one.
If you’re currently looking after an aging in place elderly parent, here are several effective ways to help protect them from being abused.
There are many challenging moments when caring for a loved one. Some of the trickiest can be bathroom breaks. It can be challenging to assist someone you love and respect with such an intimate and usually private task. It’s important to keep in mind safety is the main objective when caring for an elderly individual and should be priority at all times. Read through a few of these tips we’ve compiled to help you navigate through those tricky moments with your senior. As a rule, you want to create a clear pathway to the bathroom. Be sure to remove all clutter [...]