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Have you and your loved one considered practicing yoga?

It's a proven fact that exercise not only keeps our bodies healthy, but it also helps to reduce the risk of falls in seniors because it works our muscles, improves flexibility and strengthen...

May 24, 2012

Lisa Wurth

4 swimming exercises for seniors

By now, you probably know that your loved one needs regular exercise to stay strong and healthy in his or her old age....

May 21, 2012

Lisa Wurth

Infographic: Risks & Costs of Senior Fall Injuries

Everyone remembers the old medical alert commercials, “Help! I’ve fallen and I can’t get up.” They’re about as ubiquitous as Wendy’s “Where’s the beef?”...

May 17, 2012

Jasmine Phu

What will you get Mom on Mother’s Day?

Mother's Day is quickly approaching, and if you haven't yet picked up a gift that you know Mom will love, it's about time to get started on your search!...

May 4, 2012

Lisa Wurth

6 oral hygiene tips for seniors

Perhaps the best way to protect your loved ones from illness and injury is investing in a medical alert system from Bay Alarm. ...

April 30, 2012

Bryan Aldrige

Does your loved one need a new pair of shoes?

Believe it or not, one in three adults over age 65 has foot problems....

April 27, 2012

Bryan Aldrige

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