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Seniors Driving Safety

As you get older, you'll likely notice some physical changes that can effect certain actions — such as turning your head to look for oncoming traffic or braking safely became more challenging. Still, older drivers can remain safe on the roads. Driver safety requires more than understanding road signs and traffic laws esspecially for the older drivers.

March 08, 2017 0 READ MORE :
Tips for seniors to stay active in the winter

During the winter season elderly individuals and people who live with limited mobility, normally get limited chance to walk around. It is easy to lose the motivation that is so often needed to keep us moving. With snow and ice-covered roads, it is challenging to drive a vehicle, battery operated scooter, manual wheelchair or even walker around the block. However, maintaining even a bit of physical activity is a crucial tool for living life to the fullest and healthiest extent

March 06, 2017 0 READ MORE :
12 Steps to Stair Safety at Home

Seniors are more at risk for falling on stairs than younger adults, and more likely to suffer severe injuries. In fact, seniors 65+ account for 70% of the deaths resulting from stair accidents.

February 14, 2017 0 READ MORE :
Physical activity tips for older adults

Physical activity plays an important role in your health, well-being and quality of life. These tips will help you improve and maintain your health by being physically active every day.

  1. Take part in at least 2.5 hours of moderate- to vigorous-intensity aerobic activity each week.
  2. Spread out the activities into sessions of 10 minutes or more.
  3. It is beneficial to add muscle and bone strengthening activities using major muscle groups at least twice a week. This will help your posture and balance.

 

February 13, 2017 0 READ MORE :
4 Tips to Make Showering Safer

When a senior needs help with showering or bathing, it’s typically up to family members like you to step in to help out. But you may discover that it’s not necessarily as easy of a process as you might think. The bathing process can be fraught with danger. Climbing in and out of a bathtub or shower stall presents a major fall risk. Standing, turning and sitting back down during a shower likewise has the potential to end in disaster.

January 30, 2017 0 READ MORE :
Bath Safety Month

Bathing independently means a greater risk of falling for stroke and heart attack survivors who may be experiencing compromised balance, mobility and loss of strength from those traumatic events in their life. The bath safety bundles can inspire and help patients feel comfortable when bathing independently thus dramatically reducing the risk of falling.

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