Whether you own your own home or rent a condo or apartment, a smoke alarm is not only necessary, it's required by law. For seniors in particular, keeping smoke alarms in good working order requires a checkup every few...
The cold weather is upon us and it’s time for a reminder on how to stay safe during the winter season. The weather can change quickly at this time of year. Being prepared is the best way to stay...
For seniors and aging adults, establishing a relationship with one pharmacy can be better than shopping around. Knowing your pharmacist and having them know you and which medications you take can ensure that you won’t have unnecessary side effects...
There are many new, innovative gadgets available that can make senior living much easier. Seniors who remain in their homes want to stay independent and with new technology, that’s simpler than ever. Our senior citizens are looking for items...
The number of homeless seniors in Canada and other “wealthy” countries is rising. As of 2016 those over 50 accounted for more than 41 percent of the homeless in Canada. Many see this as a trend since the overall...
Walking is good for us and as a major source of exercise for the elderly, senior pedestrian safety has to be taken into consideration. With the amount of traffic on our roadways now, the safer we can make our...
The majority of seniors are now using the internet and there are special areas of concern and internet safety tips that particularly apply to seniors. Seniors are curious and inquisitive when it comes to information that is readily available...
Becoming a senior means a time of relaxation and finally having the time to do many things that you had put aside over the years. Unfortunately, it also brings its own dangers along with it. There are those who...
As we age we tend to have bruising more easily. The layers of fat beneath our skin become thinner. This leaves blood vessels more vulnerable. When we become seniors, a small bump can cause them to break open and...
In Canada and other countries, as the weather grows cold and winter approaches, preparing your car is important. Winter driving is considerably different than driving during the warmer seasons. Between snow and blowing snow, blizzards and freezing rain, you...