All posts within: senior safety

Dec
13

senior safetyLiving across the country from family makes it complicated to go visit our older loved ones as frequently as we’d like, but over the holidays, families make a more concerted effort to spend in-person time together – making it the ideal opportunity to review a senior’s safety and wellbeing. There are lots of warning signs that are not spotted in weekly phone conversations, texts, or even through… read more


Posted December 13, 2017
Tags: Holidays, Senior Health, senior safety

 

May
05

Chicago Home CareIndependence-4-Seniors Home Care in Chicago knows that most of us have at least one area of the house that’s designated as the catch-all for everything from our high school yearbooks and stacks of photo albums to boxes of clothes, tools, and assorted sports memorabilia that we may have a use for “someday”. Garages, attics, closets, and hope chests were made for just such a purpose,… read more


Posted May 05, 2017
Tags: Senior Health, senior safety

 

Jun
06

Chicago home careSince moving several states away from your mom, you’ve made it a point to call her every Sunday morning, without exception. After catching up on what happened over the last week, she always reassures you that yes, she’s eating well, getting plenty of rest, taking her meds, and doing just fine.

However, visiting her in person for a week over spring break paints a different picture.… read more


Posted June 06, 2016
Tags: home care, senior safety

 

Aug
29

We often don’t consider common household items and products among the dangers that exist for seniors. However, did you know that adults age 65 and over account for 65 percent of the annual deaths associated with products such as ladders, electrical fixtures and even bedding? Also, over 5 million older adults are treated for injuries associated with these types of products, accounting for around 2 million emergency room… read more


Posted August 29, 2014
Tags: senior safety

 


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