Issues That Increase Fall Risk For Seniors

It’s common knowledge that as our bodies age, everyday tasks can become more difficult due to the loss of coordination, flexibility, and muscle tone. A doctor should always keep an eye on how a senior is aging physically so they can help them take any preventative measures that may be necessary. However, there are a […]

How To Help A Senior Become More Confident Following A Fall

Falling is an incident that causes many Americans to have to go to the hospital every year, especially senior citizens. However, it’s important to remember that just because it happened once, that doesn’t necessarily mean that it will happen a second time. Here are a few steps to take in order to help a senior […]

How To Organize Spaces In Your Home To Prevent A Fall

Making your home safe doesn’t need to be a huge task that consumes a lot of your time or money. Relatively small changes can help to prevent a fall that could result in injury. However, if you have lived in the same home for many years, it can be difficult to determine exactly which changes […]

Transition of the Week: Sister Sister in Stoughton

No matter how prepared you are for the passing of a loved you are never truly ready when it happens. Recently, I was contacted by two young women, sisters, whose mother had passed recently to breast cancer. Their case stood out to me due to their age as I am more accustomed to working with […]

Three Ways To Prevent A Fall At Home

Statistics show that an older-aged adult ends up going to the emergency room after suffering a fall and getting injured while at home every eleven seconds. Thankfully, falls are able to be prevented simply by taking a few easy steps. Here are three ways that you can help to prevent a fall at home: Talk […]

Selling A Home That Contains Modifications

Life can become even more challenging for those who have any kind of disability. Home is always one place in which these people should feel comfortable; however, many of them are not designed with modifications to assist those with walkers, wheelchairs, etc. Here are some of the most common modifications that help to make life much easier for […]

Preventing A Fall While At Home

Take a moment to take a look around your home and see if you notice anything that could potentially cause a tripping hazard or other issue that could end up causing someone to fall down. Regardless of the room, each one in a home is at risk; however, there are some that are far riskier […]

How Parents Of Adult Children With Special Needs Can Prepare For Life After Death – And What Happens When The Big Breaking Point Is Reached

Back in 2016, more than 40 million people in the United States suffered from some kind of disability. These can often prevent them from making decisions, living independently, and financially providing for themselves. Parents may wish to step in at times, but all families should prepare for the day in which they can no longer […]

Top Three Causes Of Caregiver Burnout And How To Prevent It

Many times, caregivers are so busy providing care for others that they typically won’t pay much attention to their own health. The demands of this type of job can be extremely overwhelming to the point where it creates burnout. Here are the top three causes of caregiver burnout: Lack of Control A lot of caregivers […]

Three Mistakes Adults Make When Caring For Aging Parents

Not Providing Appreciation and Emotional Support to the Primary Caregiver One of the biggest complaints from caregivers is that their siblings always end up criticizing the way in which they do things. Research, however, shows that emotional support is probably the biggest factor involving the well-being of a caregiver. All legitimate concerns should be voiced […]

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