Category Archives: Home Safety

Infection Control, Seniors, and Home Care

The coronavirus pandemic has put infection control practices at the forefront of daily life. However, for home care workers and other medical professionals around the globe, infection control has always been a part of every patient interaction and every shift. … Continue reading

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Is Your Aging Loved One Safe at Home?

As your parent or loved one gets older, you may wonder if they are safe living at home alone. However, most well-meaning family members assume that if there is not a diagnosis of dementia, their senior loved one is safe … Continue reading

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Maintaining Independence at Home

While staying at home for as long as possible is the goal for many older adults, it is not always a safe or healthy option. Fortunately, senior support services have grown and adapted to meet the challenges of the aging … Continue reading

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Winter Safety Tips for Seniors

The winter months, while cozy, can be especially dangerous and isolating for seniors living at home alone or with a partner. Along with snow and ice, winter can usher in the increased risks for falls, hypothermia, and even depression for … Continue reading

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Hidden Fall Risks In Your Home

Did you know that more than 3 million older adults are treated in emergency rooms each year for injuries resulting from falls? The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention notes that senior falls happen at an alarming rate, with most … Continue reading

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