Yardwork & Gardening Safety for Older Adults

Yardwork and gardening offer many physical benefits for older adults. These tasks get the body moving and keep the mind engaged. Yardwork and gardening can also lessen stress levels and improve overall mental wellbeing! Yet overexertion from weeding, pruning and watering can result in back pain, sore muscles or a slip and fall injury. To…

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Showering and Bathing Risks for Seniors

Many adults take for granted their ability to get in and out of the shower or tub every day. Yet for seniors, the bathroom can be a potentially dangerous place, even if safety features have been installed to help with bathing. According to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), one in…

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