Posts Tagged: safety

Important Points to Consider in Both In-Home and Assisted Living Care

By Elaine C Pereira, MA OTR/L CDC CDP As your loved one, probably your parent, ages he or she may experience a decline in health independence. Whether it’s a physical compromise, cognitive, or a combination of both, living at home safely may be in jeopardy. And safely is the operative word. There is a cornucopia… Read more »

The Heartbreak of Loneliness

One of the most challenging things facing our seniors is loneliness. In the hustle and bustle of daily life, it’s easy for those in the “sandwich generation” to forget how long the days can be for their loved ones living alone. Loss of mobility, failing eyesight and hearing, and the loss of friends and families… Read more »

Managing Your Medications for Safety

By Kim Chernecky If you or someone you know is taking multiple medications on a daily basis, you understand how challenging it can sometimes be to always remember to take them as prescribed. Remembering to take one medication several times a day on schedule can be difficult enough, but when you’re taking two, three, or… Read more »