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      Home Safety for Alzheimer’s and Dementia

      While home adjustments are necessary for any senior as they age, they are especially important for seniors with dementia. As...


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      Tags: Senior Safety, Alzheimer's & Dementia

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      Home Renovations to Prevent Falls

      As seniors age, it can become necessary to make home modifications to reduce fall hazards. Seniors are most prone to falling at...


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      Tags: Senior Safety, Fall Prevention

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      Understanding Hoarding in Seniors

      As seniors get older, you may see signs of hoarding. Hoarding refers to a behavioral disorder characterized by keeping...


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      Tags: Senior Safety

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      What to Expect When Dad Comes Home after a Stroke

      When a parent suffers from a stroke, it can be a shock for the whole family. Once they receive the care they need in the...


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      Tags: Senior Safety, Stroke

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      Alzheimer’s Caregiver Guide to Home Safety Devices

      Caring for a loved one with Alzheimer's disease involves constantly worrying about hazards. Seniors with Alzheimer’s disease...


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      Tags: Senior Safety, Alzheimer's & Dementia

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      What Can We All Do With Just a Little Assistance?

      It’s not uncommon for our clients to need just a little bit of help. They are able to most things to continue remaining...


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      Tags: Senior Safety, Fall Prevention

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      Make Valentine’s Day Special with Meal Delivery

      Valentine’s Day might be a bit different this year. Many cities around the US are still on lockdown, which makes a special date...


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      Tags: Senior Safety

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      How to Prevent Scarring after a Senior Falls 

      Seniors are more likely than any other demographic to experience a fall. These falls can result in injuries ranging from mild to...


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      Tags: Senior Safety, Fall Prevention

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      9 Tips to Staying Safe During Thanksgiving This Year

      Thanksgiving can always be a bit stressful with all of the food and décor preparations. But this year may look a little different...


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      Tags: Senior Safety, Coronavirus

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      Alexa, Turn On My Bed Light
      By Jeff Salter On October 20, 2020

      Alexa, Turn On My Bed Light

      Last month I shared some thoughts on the challenges of bringing technology to seniors and the technical difficulty connecting it...


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      Tags: Senior Safety, Senior Living

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      When Is the Right Time for Mom and Dad to Downsize Their Home?

      Downsizing is a personal decision for any senior. Most find that during retirement, it is easier and more enjoyable to live in a...


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      Tags: Senior Safety, Senior Living

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      Tips for Seniors to Handle Severe Weather

      Whether it's a blizzard, a hurricane, a wildfire or a rash of tornadoes, severe weather seems more common each year. It’s...


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      Tags: Senior Safety, Natural Disasters, Emergency