Statistics show 30% of falls occur in people over the age of 65. The cost of pain and suffering is immeasurable but the medical bills, hospital costs, and rehab expenses are known to have cost billions of dollars in Medicare coverage. Unfortunately, statistics prove once a person has fallen, they are at a high risk… Read More

A positive approach to rehabilitation is beneficial to recovery. Follow the surgeon’s instructions and take care of yourself both before and after surgery. Knee replacement success depends on the recovery process. Each person has a different experience. Events occurring for some are not typical for others.… Read More

Although the Alzheimer’s Association currently reports over 5 million people nationwide who are living with the condition not everyone experiencing symptoms report them. This means the number of people living with Alzheimer’s and Dementia is most likely higher than documented.   There are many different types of Dementia with 60 -80% having a type of… Read More

Every year winter weather is blamed for accidents and injuries for people of all ages, but seniors can be especially vulnerable. Planning is the key to seasonal safety; here are a few tips for seniors to prepare for the winter months ahead. Preparing Your Home Preparation for winter starts at home. You should have supplies… Read More

You must consider your own safety as lifting someone who is unable to cooperate may result in injuring yourself. There is a right and a wrong way to assist someone who has fallen. If there is any doubt about the severity of possible injuries call emergency services immediately for assistance. Comfort the Injured Person If… Read More