According to the National Council of Aging, every 11 seconds a senior is taken to the emergency room for a fall-related injury. Falls are the leading cause of injuries, hospital admissions for trauma and accidental deaths among adults over the age of 65, but most of them are preventable. The key to fall prevention is… Read more »
Witnessing a loved one age can be difficult. Although it is natural to want to assist them as much as possible, the task of providing constant physical and mental assistance can be both emotionally and financially overwhelming. It is often healthier for both parties for them to maintain their independence, as 80 to 90 percent… Read more »
Get the most out of the remaining days of summer by making simple home decor updates that make a big impact in both style and serenity. These improvements take less time than a full-scale remodel, helping you soak up the late summer season before it’s over! Read on for our favorite ways to refresh your… Read more »
Every May, the Administration for Community Living (ACL) leads an observance of Older Americans Month. This year, the theme encourages older adults, their families, and their communities to Connect, Create, and Contribute for a stronger tomorrow.