Is your bathroom dangerous?

Is your bathroom dangerous?

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 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...
Safety and Independence: Tools for Improving Mobility

Safety and Independence: Tools for Improving Mobility

Reading Time: 5 minutesTools for Improving Mobility People with mobility, circulatory, respiratory, or neurological disabilities use many kinds of devices for mobility. Mobility is important in maintaining independence and preventing falls and other injuries....
Driving Safety Tips for Seniors

Driving Safety Tips for Seniors

Reading Time: 2 minutesAs we age, vision changes and eye diseases can negatively affect driving abilities in older adults. Some age-related vision changes that commonly affect seniors’ driving are: Not being able to see road signs as clearly. Difficulty seeing...