If adult children had to pick one issue of concern about their elderly parents, in most cases it would be their safety. Knowing a parent is safe and well is so basic, it’s what drives many of us to do what we do. Whether it’s preventing falls, making sure their home is safe and secure, or being aware of their health issues, caregivers want to know their parents are safe.
Bluebird Care, a home care provider in Ireland, developed this handy infographic to help identify safety hazards in the home. Whether your parents live alone in their own home or apartment, in assisted living, or have moved in with your family, this can help you make...read more
Author: National Institutes of Health/Senior Health Falls don't "just happen," and people don't fall because they get older. Often, more than one underlying cause or risk factor is involved in a fall. A risk factor is something that increases a person's risk or...read more