Category: Fall Prevention

Complete Fall Prevention Includes Preparing For Fall Incidences

How do you safeguard yourself against a fire? Chances are, you have smoke detectors and fire extinguishers in your home,…

Aging in Place — DIY Shower Safety

For aging adults who live independently, adjusting their home environment for reasons of safety or accessibility can feel like an…

More therapists turning to Wii Golf

Seniors who find that it’s difficult to move around may employ a home health care provider in order to help…

Home Lighting Updates — Bright Ideas to Improve Safety

As we age, certain physical abilities can begin to deteriorate; this decline may be enhanced by genetics, lifestyle, or prior…

Home Alteration Projects Help Keep Mom Safe

If your mother has a cognitive disease like dementia, allowing her to stay in a place she recognizes and surrounding…

Reducing your Health Risks with Exercise: Counteract the Aging Process

Exercising as you age is becoming increasingly important.  While our society continues to see an uptick in medicinal methods to…

A Simple, Reliable Test to Predict Fall Risk

The Timed Up and Go (TUG) Test, a standardized evaluation tool, is an early warning indicator for seniors who may…

Faster Joint Replacement Recovery — Setting Yourself Up for Success

There’s no way around it: recovering from joint replacement surgery is hard work. At least as much as other procedures,…

Protecting Independent Living for Loved Ones Might Just Save Their Lives

As our parents age, we’d all like to see them continue the activities they love and enjoy independent living as…

Endurance Exercise to Reduce the Risk of Falling

As the body ages, it naturally loses bone density and muscle mass. Endurance exercises help maintain and strengthen muscles, reduce…