Exercise is one of the keys to maintaining a healthy body. Sometimes the routine you’ve established gets boring, or you want something different. LifeFone would like to suggest four ways to build your fitness foundation.
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At LifeFone, we are aware that one of your greatest concerns is the safety of your loved one. Whether or not they are properly taking their medication is probably high on the list of things you think about when you are not with them. Here’s six medication safety tips that are easy for you, and them, to follow.
You know the phrase ‘don’t forget to take your medication’. It’s true; remembering to take your medication can be a struggle and even more difficult if you’re trying to help your loved one remember! At LifeFone, we offer medication reminders and tips.
Elder fraud has become an epidemic among senior citizens, and as unfortunate as it may be, scam artists view your elderly parents as easy targets. Since elder fraud often goes unreported, the exact figures are unknown, but it is estimated that over $40 billion is stolen from senior citizens in the U.S. each year. While law enforcement is making strides in protecting against elder fraud, it is difficult to bring the perpetrators to justice since their trail usually leads to a dead end as schemers move on to the next fraud. It is important for caregivers to help their elderly loved ones protect themselves against fraud. The following list provides an outline of what the elderly should do to avoid becoming victims of fraud.
We are rapidly approaching that time of year when we wish America a Happy Birthday. One would be hard pressed to find a single American who doesn’t have fond memories of the Fourth of July. The excitement, the music, the baseball games, the family picnic ‚ oh yeah, AND the fireworks. Their sheer beauty alone makes the day worth it. It is all fun and games but everyone should think about fireworks safety.
Research shows that senior citizens are among the fasted growing segment on Facebook. This makes sense because social media sites like Facebook allow seniors to keep in touch with friends and family across the miles. Using social media also provides an opportunity for interaction with their favorite brands or television shows. Web chatting sites such as Skype or Google Hangouts also provide face-to-face interaction as a way to truly stay connected to friends and family.
The cliche of “use it or lose it” holds true when it comes to both your body and your mind. That is even more crucial in the elderly. If they keep their minds and bodies active and healthy they will age more gracefully and will be more engaged in life’s activities for much longer. An active mind and body will help them to live a more full life.
Observed annually in June, National Safety Month is sponsored by the National Safety Council. Each week has a different focus. At LifeFone, your safety is out number one priority. With that in mind, the National Safety Council breaks it down into several steps you can take to ensure your home and surrounding are safe.