Monthly Archives: September 2020

During the COVID-19 pandemic, it is both more important and more challenging to keep an eye on how your elderly parents are coping. While for some seniors, the signs that they need help are fairly obvious, it can be more subtle in other cases. Here are some tips for spotting these signs and preventing worst-case …

September 22 is Fall Prevention Awareness Day , sponsored by the National Council on Aging as an opportunity to learn how to prevent fall-related injuries that affect older adults. Falls remain the greatest danger to seniors as the leading cause of injury-related visits to emergency rooms, causing bruising, hip and bone fractures, head injuries, and deaths.  Fortunately, reducing the …