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How To React When A Senior Falls

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An elderly person goes to an emergency room every 11 seconds due to a fall. That same study shared that one in four Americans over the age of 65 falls every year – and fall death rates have increased by 30% according to the CDC. Caring for the elderly is an enormous responsibility, especially if […]

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5 Tips to Help Seniors Stay Warm This Winter

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As we age, our body’s ability to regulate internal body temperature and sense fluctuations in temperature can decrease. This is a particularly important function for Seniors as it gets into the colder months because of possible health risks, such as hypothermia. One of the misconceptions about hypothermia is that it only occurs in extremely cold […]

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How Much Does a Home Elevator Cost?

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The benefits of a home elevator are numerous. These handy additions can simplify and streamline the most tedious jobs around the house, making physical tasks easier, faster and safer to do. In fact, adding a home elevator to your home’s design is an indicator of foresight and forward-thinking. Besides increased home value and convenience, a […]

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Overcoming the Fear of Stairs (Bathmophobia)

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If you’ve ever had to walk down a steep set of stairs, you may have felt a bit nervous or cautious. Going up was fine but coming down was a bit dizzying. Possibly you’ve felt skeptical when seeing a set of stairs that looked to be flimsy or half broken. These are all natural fears […]

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Senior Fall Prevention Tips

Fall can be the time of leaves changing, the seasons transitioning and a lot of natural beauty abounding all around. For seniors, however, fall presents all this and the increased risk of falling. This could be due to changing weather conditions, rain-soaked leaves cluttering the driveway, lower light, and colder weather stiffening your joints and bones. But falling […]

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Stair Lift Myths

Stair lift myths come and go, making it difficult to sort out the facts and the fiction. If you’ve been on the receiving end of these myths, you may not view these devices in the best light. So, we wanted to debunk the common myths surrounding stair lifts; we don’t want you to miss out […]

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Top 10 Benefits of Social Activity for Seniors

Life begins after 60, right? Any socially active senior will agree with this statement. These are the individuals who are out and about, living life to the fullest, soaking up every moment and, most importantly, doing it in the company of friends — both new and old. Social activity for seniors is incredibly important in maintaining an overall […]

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15 Discounts Seniors Didn’t Know They Could Get

There are so many discounts available to seniors. Retirees often receive specials at restaurants, parks, retailers, and more! And, while the majority of people are aware of obvious ones like discounts on your favorite meals, many people are unaware or don’t ask for discounts they should. Take advantage of all these options and you’ll soon […]

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Top 5 Hobbies for Seniors

They say, “Youth is wasted on the young.” But, luckily, old age is never wasted on retirees, who finally have enough wisdom to know that they’ve got to make the best of every moment, in the moment. As adults reach their so-called “Golden Years”, they quickly realize that it’s up to them to make the […]

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The Invention of the Stairlift

The convenience of the stair lift is likely to give it a new reputation: that of stair ‘throne.’ In fact, the history behind the stair lift is a fascinating tale that does have some royal connections. Users of a stair lift can rightfully say that traveling up in one makes them feel like royalty. Also known […]

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