senior falls

It's important for senior care providers to be familiar with all the medications their patients are taking. Even if they're taking common prescriptions, the way they interact could have a negative impact on seniors' health. In fact, a recent study from the Mayo Clinic found that a widely used drug could dramatically increase older adults' risk of suffering a fall.

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Unfortunately the risk of falling increases as people age, and during the winter when snow and ice make everything slick, the chances of slipping get even higher.

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There are many seniors and family caregivers who want more independence, but do not know exactly how to attain it. Falls, hospital stays, mobility troubles, joint pain; these are all common symptoms of advancing age. Having the right kind of help can be the deciding factor in regaining valuable independence. Oftentimes seniors don’t need medical care, but they do need a little bit of non-medical attention. 

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