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Why is “Social Distancing” So Important for Seniors?

By |2020-04-06T09:00:31-04:00April 6th, 2020|Safe Practices|

Under ordinary circumstances, elderly individuals who live independently are encouraged to stay socially active because it provides them with many health benefits. However, Americans of all ages are currently at risk for being exposed to coronavirus, or “COVID-19”. For that reason, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have released preventative guidelines, including the practice of “social distancing”.

Trip and Fall Prevention Tips for Seniors

By |2020-01-06T08:00:18-05:00January 6th, 2020|Safe Practices|

One-in-four older Americans trip and fall every year, and falls are the leading cause of both fatal and nonfatal injuries in the elderly population. If you’re currently caring for an aging in place loved one, helping them avoid a trip and fall will go more smoothly when using these prevention tips.

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