June is Elder Abuse Month

June is Elder Abuse Month

Reading Time: 4 minutesThe abuse of older people, also known as elder abuse, is a single or repeated act, or lack of appropriate action, occurring within any relationship where there is an expectation of trust, which causes harm or distress to an older person. This...
Is your bathroom dangerous for seniors?

Is your bathroom dangerous for seniors?

Reading Time: 3 minutesDid you know bathrooms are routinely cited as the most dangerous room in the house for the elderly? Countless slips and falls occur in the bathroom, causing a difficult (and sometimes embarrassing) situation for families. Because so many falls...
Summer Safety Tips for Seniors

Summer Safety Tips for Seniors

Reading Time: 2 minutesIn the Dallas area, we have already had multiple days of 100+ temps with many more in our future. It’s HOT! Now seems like a good time to discuss summer heat and how to keep seniors safe. We all know that our bodies change as we age. Not only...
Home Safety Checklist for Seniors

Home Safety Checklist for Seniors

Reading Time: 3 minutesEach year, thousands of older adults are injured at home, primarily from falling. One out of five falls cause serious injury such as broken bones or a head injury. This comprehensive checklist will help you identify hazards in different areas of...