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Tips for Taking Care of the Elderly in Your Home

Taking care of an older person is one of the greatest gifts that you may give in life. Whereas it is the norm for children and grandchildren to take care of the elderly in some cultures, it is not so throughout the world. Sometimes younger family members do not want to take care of seniors […]

Handrails Safety Importance for the Elderly

It is often only once an accident occurs that one looks at safety measures within the household. Falls are the most common type of injury sustained by the elderly – most occur within the household and it often has severe implications. In fact most hospitalizations for fractured bones and other types of trauma in the […]

Bathing Tips for Elderly Osteoporosis Patients

Bathing Tips for Elderly Osteoporosis Patients

Osteoporosis patients are at high risk of fractures due to the weakening of the bones in this disease. Most osteoporosis patients are elderly and the most common means by which fractures arise is with falls. Poor balance and stability with age and chronic disease is one of the main reasons why the elderly are prone […]

Falls in the Elderly – Reasons Why Falling Is Common In Seniors

Falls are a common occurrence in the elderly and while it is often related to a mishap that can affect a person of any age, there are some unique factors that need to be taken into consideration in the senior years. The effects and complications of a fall largely depends on the height one falls […]


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