How to Avoid Unexpected Fall Risks

According to the National Council on Aging, falls are the leading cause of non-fatal injury and death among older adults. If your aging loved one is over 65, there is a 25 percent chance that a fall will occur. In fact, a senior is admitted to the hospital for a fall every 11 seconds and…

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Protect Your Hearing Month

Can you hear me now? According to the Hearing Loss Association of America, 48 million people have some degree of hearing loss. When noise-induced, this condition is preventable. Yet, the issue of hearing loss is often passed off as someone just being “hard of hearing.” October is National Protect Your Hearing Month. One in every…

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GPS Tracking Devices for Seniors

According to the Alzheimer’s Association, 6 in 10 people with dementia will wander and periods of disorientation worsen as the disease progresses. Confusion and wandering can lead to serious injury or death in older people, but these dangers can be prevented with GPS technology. There are several location devices for the elderly to wear in…

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Online Safety Tips for Seniors

In the 21st century, many of us have become tech savvy enough to avoid common internet scams, but there is a group that is still consistently targeted: senior citizens. Older individuals tend to be more susceptible to online fraud and identity theft because of their lack of experience with new technology. Although there are many…

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