If your loved one has recently fallen, we want you to know they aren’t alone. The fact is, one out of every three seniors fall each year. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, falls are the number one cause of injuries for older Americans each year. These statistics help gain perspective as to why falling is a major concern, not only for you but for your loved one as well.
Monthly Archives: September 2018
Six Exercises For Baby Boomers
In the U.S., there are roughly 74 million baby boomers. Staying fit and active is an essential part of maintaining good health, but it looks different then when you were in your twenty’s or thirty’s.
National Centenarians Day: Will You Live To Be 100?
Did you know that about one in 10,000 people will live to be 100-years-old? It is further expected that the number of people over 100 years old will reach 110,000 by 2037 and those over 80 will reach six million by that same year. These individuals are deemed “slow agers.” Will you be among those who live to celebrate 100 years?
Maintaining and keeping a home safe from falls
At LifeFone, we recently talked about simple ways to improve the kitchen, bathroom and walkways for mom or dad. Though, sometimes maintaining and keeping a home safe from falls could take upgrades and modifications that would require a professional.
Seven Tips To Prepare For A Hurricane
Hurricane season is here. It began on June 1st, and runs through November 30th. This year, there seems to be a hurricane popping up every week. To date, Gordon slammed into Florida, Lane was a major hurricane that skirted by Hawaii in August, and Florence is bearing down on the East Coast, with yet another taking aim at Hawaii.
Home Modifications To Prevent Falls In The Home
Mom and dad have told you that they really want to stay in their home as long as possible. However, you are concerned about their safety. At LifeFone, we have ideas for home modifications to prevent falls in the home.
Labor Day 2018
Labor Day has been celebrated the first Monday in September for over a century. For many, it marks the end of summer with parades and picnics but it was originally designed as a day to celebrate the hard work and contributions of the American worker.