Summer is in full swing, temperatures are on the rise and once again it’s time to go over a checklist for summer safety. Many areas are currently breaking temperature records and for seniors this is a concern. Limit your...
Seniors, as well as the disabled, use assistance dogs. They can help with mobility and daily tasks. With the help of assistance dogs, seniors can remain independent longer. International Dog Assistance Week, celebrated from August 6th to the 12th...
“By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.” -Benjamin Franklin      With the recent devastation caused by Hurricane Harvey in Southern Texas, the wildfires in the Midwestern United States and California, and impending Hurricane Irma, a Category 5 storm predicted...
Most of us have upgraded our computers or laptops over the years. Our first thought before giving them away was what we would do with the personal data that was on it. It’s no different with cellphones. When you...
It is very useful to have non-lethal self defense products. It is not only necessary for the people who are young but also for seniors too. Most of the police officers carry a pepper spray and stun gun because...
Older people are over three times more likely to suffer a fracture when falling on vinyl floors than if they landed on carpet and other low-impact flooring, a study reveals.      Research from the University of Otago, New Zealand, found that...
We’ve all been there: An unfamiliar number calls or texts your phone, and you want to know who’s on the other end before you proceed. With consumers receiving 4.7 billion robocalls every month, according to YouMail, it’s only natural...
Winter would seem to pose more of a risk for senior falls. Depending upon your location, you may be dealing with sleet, rain, ice or snow. Some new research shows that most falls take place during the warmer months....
One of the most common scenarios regarding senior health is the elderly person who neglects themselves. Self-neglect is a growing problem. Self-neglect is an adult’s inability to care for themselves, due to either mental or physical impairment or diminished...
As we get older physical changes in our bodies make it easier for us to fall. Many elderly people have health conditions that cause mobility problems and instability in their walking. They may take medications for these conditions which...