Are you or a loved one facing surgery that will require in-home rehabilitation? If you are, and your caregiver or family member will be working outside of the home, consider a home medical alert system.
Monthly Archives: December 2013
What To Ask Before You Hire A Caregiver
Looking for an ideal caregiver is akin to finding the perfect babysitter for your child, you need to find someone you can trust completely with your loved one. Looking for a caregiver for an aging relative or a family member that is coping with a medical condition is a task that cannot be undertaken lightly.
Steps To Help Seniors Recover From Illness Or Injury
It’s an almost inevitable fact of aging; at some point Mom or Dad will fall or suffer some illness or injury. Illness or injury isn’t something that happens to the elderly as any of us at any time could be in a position of relying on friends or family to help us through recovery.
Making The Most Of The Holidays
Growing up, our parents set the tone for the holidays and the locations for celebration. As they have aged though, chances are the planning and coordination has fallen to the now, adult children, because it is just too much of a chore for mom and dad to host family get togethers.
Five Tips For Traveling During The Holidays
One of the greatest gifts you may give to your aging relatives or parents could be the gift of travel during the holidays. What better way to celebrate than by having the entire family together? If, however, your parents are elderly, travel could be problematic if not carefully planned for.
Ten Safety Tips For Seniors During The Holidays
The holidays are a happy time of year, but according to the National Insurance Institute, it is the time of year with the highest incidence of fire and theft. Whether you’re a senior or caring for a senior, there are precautions that can and should be taken to make this holiday a safe and enjoyable one for everyone.
Safe Decorating Tips For The Holidays
The tree, lights and other holiday décor certainly help set the mood for the holidays but in some cases can be fire hazards or even a trip and fall hazard for the senior in your life.