Category: Aging Parent

Tips for Preventing Elder Adult Falls

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Senior adult falls can cause devastating injuries and have long-term effects on the overall health of an older loved one. They can also be fatal. The good news, however, is that most falls are preventable.  With some knowledge, lifestyle adjustments, and support from adult children, both aging parents and grandparents can greatly reduce the risks… Read more »

How to Choose the Right Medical Alert System for Your Spouse

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August is MedicAlert Awareness Month, and in the spirit of senior safety, few things provide as much peace of mind as an effective medical alert system, especially for an aging spouse.  Medical alert systems vary depending on need.  It can boil down to wearable devices, such as bracelets or necklaces, that automatically contact emergency help… Read more »

5 Types of Financial Abuse to Know this World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

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Did you know elder abuse is one of the most important, and upsetting, issues facing Older Americans today? Like other forms of abuse, it can be confusing, terrifying, and even embarrassing to the victim. Aging adults might also fear retaliation, or getting the abuser in trouble, which is a significant dilemma when family members are… Read more »