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5 ways to make your stairs safer for seniors

Stairs are one of the most dangerous areas of the home for seniors, causing many accidents that can result in broken bones, sprains, cuts and even death....

April 26, 2012

Jasmine Phu

Is your loved one depressed? 5 ways you can help

Depression in the elderly is a common occurrence, but it's not something that's inevitable....

April 24, 2012

Lisa Wurth

5 common reasons why seniors experience falls

If you're a caregiver who's concerned about the safety of your loved one, you probably know by now that falls are the leading cause of injuries in the elderly and that 70 percent of accident...

April 24, 2012

Lisa Wurth

What kind of home modifications do seniors need?

If you're taking care of a senior relative in your home or if your loved one has chosen to stay at his or her house, there are likely some aesthetic modifications that need to be made....

April 10, 2012

Jasmine Phu

Are your loved ones safe from criminals at home?

Unfortunately, senior citizens are often targeted by criminals....

April 10, 2012

Jasmine Phu

10 ways for seniors to prepare for and react to a tornado

Even if you and your relatives don't live in an area where severe weather conditions usually occur, it never hurts to brush up on tornado safety tips....

April 6, 2012

Jasmine Phu

4 travel safety tips for seniors

There's nothing better than going on vacation, whether it's to a country you've yet to check off your bucket list, a relative's house or a weekend getaway destination....

April 6, 2012

Lisa Wurth

7 medication safety tips for seniors and their caregivers

While medications are designed to help your loved ones cope with the downfalls of aging bodies, sometimes taking several different prescriptions at once can lead to unintended dangers and ad...

April 2, 2012

Alan Wu

9 fire safety tips for seniors and their caregivers

No one like to think about it, but house fires can happen for a variety of reasons....

March 28, 2012

Alan Wu

10 earthquake safety tips for senior citizens

If you and your loved one live in an area that's prone to earthquakes, or you'd just like a few tips to brush up on just in case, you should know that it's easy to make a home better-suited ...

March 26, 2012

Alan Wu