Category: Senior Citizens

Physical, Mental and Financial Repercussions of Falls for Elderly
November 29, 2023 | Categories: Senior Citizens ,

Physical, Mental and Financial Repercussions of Falls for Elderly  

Around 36 million older adults report falls yearly, one out of every five of which causes an injury. While many of us are aware of these physical consequences of falls for older adults, the mental and financial repercussions are seldom talked about — yet extremely important. You’re not alone if you’ve fallen or feel your fear of falling […]

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What Conditions Make You More Likely To Fall?
November 10, 2023 | Categories: Senior Citizens ,

What Conditions Make You More Likely To Fall?  

Falls in older adults happen frequently. In the United States, more than 1 in 4 adults over 65 falls annually. While falls are common, you shouldn’t think of them as normal. Although your risk factors generally increase with age, falling isn’t inevitable. Learning what causes the elderly to fall can help you make changes to reduce the […]

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River Walk View - Accessible Domestic Getaways
June 7, 2021 | Categories: Disabled Youth , Life In A Wheelchair , Senior Citizens , Spinal Cord Injuries ,

Planning Your Wheelchair-Accessible Domestic Getaway

After a year-long staycation, you may be ready for new sights. While some international travel is still restricted (and more expensive), a trip to a wheelchair-friendly US destination can provide a new experience and help support local economies. While most of the best-known tourist spots are accommodating to people with disabilities, those places tend to […]

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House Hunting for Wheelchair Users and People with Disabilities
March 9, 2021 | Categories: Adaptive Products , Aging In Place , Disabled Youth , Life In A Wheelchair , Ramp Selection , Safety , Senior Citizens , Spinal Cord Injuries , Veterans ,

Searching for Housing With a Disability

House-hunting for an accessible home for someone with a disability can have challenges. Fully accessible homes are difficult to find, especially if you are looking to rent your home. However, it is increasingly easier to find homes built to be inclusive of the needs of people with disabilities. Remember that no one can discriminate against […]

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Man's Hands on Crutches - Safe at Home Recovery
February 1, 2021 | Categories: Aging In Place , Fall Prevention , Safety , Senior Citizens ,

6 Steps to A Safe At-Home Recovery

With a combination of the significant impact the COVID-19 pandemic has had in nursing homes and rehabilitation facilities and the desire for people to stay in the comfort of their homes, the numbers of seniors going to inpatient nursing home/rehabilitation care following hospitalization are sharply declining. But a safe at-home recovery will require planning to […]

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Elderly Man on the Phone with a Credit Card - Protect Yourself from Scams
June 17, 2020 | Categories: Aging In Place , Safety , Senior Citizens ,

How to Protect Yourself from Scam Attempts

Senior Citizens have long been targets of financial scams. Unfortunately, many of these scam artists find increasingly convincing ways to deceive older adults into giving them their money or personal information. Suspect Be aware of anything suspicious or out of character, from your financial institutions, the government or your loved ones. No one should call […]

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