Category: Senior Care
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As seniors age, many things come into play — safety in the home and out, health conditions seniors face, the emotional ups and downs when dealing with the normal aging process, including the loss of loved ones.
Scammers and con artists are all around us these days. It seems that no matter where we turn, there’s a nefarious individual or group looking to scam us.
We often underestimate the volatility of Mother Nature, forgetting that our possessions, our homes, and even those we love can be taken away from us in the blink of an eye because of a tornado, hurricane, wildfire, flood, or any number of other natural disasters.
As most seniors age, they enjoy their retirement years and time for relaxation, but some experience psychiatric and mental health difficulties, like PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorders).
While depression is a common issue among people at any age, it is the most common among seniors because they suffer from many unique challenges and changes, from losing control of their body to grieving over the loss of friends and loved ones.
Seniors are more at risk for becoming dehydrated for many reasons. For instance, they can have imbalances in their fluid and electrolytes, or their sense of thirst can diminish due to prescribed medications.
Fire is considered one of the most powerful forces known to man. Our early ancestors relied on it for warmth and protection – and in modern times, we utilize it (cautiously) in certain ecological management efforts.
Through use of products like SafetyChoice®, Comfort Keepers® can keep seniors safe 24/7.
Are you or a loved one missing out on the benefits and services you deserve as a war veteran? As veterans age, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) will provide benefits and services that address a variety of issues including the changing health risks they face, as well as financial challenges through VA benefits and health services.
The U.S. Fire Administration wants older adults, their caregivers, and all Americans to know that there are special precautions you can take to protect yourself and your home from fire.