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Safety at Home—Next Steps

Safety at Home—Next Steps   You’ve reduced trip and fall hazards in the home. Now what? Make yourself fall-resistant. Banisters and rails are helpful, but when they are absent, there’s no substitute for a sturdy cane, quad cane, or walker. Keep them on hand and use them. Make sure...


Safety Begins at Home

Safety Begins at Home What’s the one of the things seniors value most? Their independence. Oscar lives in the house he built 55 years ago, and he fully intends to stay there the rest of his life. He’s proud of the home he’s carefully tended all these years. With...


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Season to Taste

  Season to Taste What a coincidence: as Baby Boomers age, bland diets for seniors are on the decline. The conventional wisdom used to be that soft, pasty foods and bland diets were considered the best choice for seniors. Naturally, as the activists of the ‘60s begin arriving in...


Summer Sun and the Young at Heart

  Summer Sun and the Young at Heart Summertime! Most everybody wants to spend time outside, enjoy the long afternoons, feel the sun on their face, and see nature in full bloom. Experts in elder care agree that that spending time in the sun can be beneficial to mood...


Eat Well and Stay Safe!

  Eat Well and Stay Safe! Let’s discuss nutrition concerns for the elderly care consumer. With romaine lettuce in the news for causing an outbreak of food-borne illness, this is a good time to focus on food preparation safety. Illness caused by contaminated or spoiled food can be dangerous...