Reducing fall risks

Reducing fall risks

One in three adults over the age of 65 falls every year resulting in injuries ranging from scrapes and bruises to hip fractures. In recognition of Fall Prevention Awareness Day on September 23rd, Home Care Assistance interviewed Julie Groves, occupational therapist...
32 room-by-room home safety tips

32 room-by-room home safety tips

Worried about home safety? Start here Most seniors want to stay in their homes and remain independent until the end. Of course, families worry about seniors living at home alone. A fall can be debilitating for an older adult, especially if it leads to a broken hip....
Coming home to mobility issues

Coming home to mobility issues

It’s amazing how life can change in an instant. In those first few moments after the news breaks, a million visions of how you imagined the future flash before you. For a while, life gets put on hold – there are too many things to take care of right now to worry about...