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Top Reasons People Fall in Their Home: Medications

Top Reasons People Fall in Their Home: Medications

In this series, we will provide information on falls and what can be done to prevent them from leading authorities like the Centers for Disease Control.  Sedatives, anti-depressants, and anti-psychotic drugs can contribute to falls by reducing mental alertness, worsening balance and gait, and causing drops...

Top Reasons People Fall in Their Home: The Statistics

Top Reasons People Fall in Their Home: The Statistics

In this series, we will provide information on falls and what can be done to prevent them from leading authorities like the Centers for Disease Control. Senior Fall Statistics: The risk of falling increases with age and is greater for women than men. Annually, falls are...

Importance Of Caregivers Highlighted On World Stroke Day

Importance Of Caregivers Highlighted On World Stroke Day

October 29th is World Stroke Day 2013.  The theme this year is "Because I Care...." and it honors and celebrates the importance of caregivers and their contributions. Caregivers are the conduits between the stroke community and the general public in correcting misinformation as they know...

Important Independent Living Tips for Seniors

Important Independent Living Tips for Seniors

Are you considering a move to an independent living facility for yourself or a loved one?  Independent living facilities for seniors have many different options for those living within the senior community. It is important to thoroughly check out each facility that you are looking...

Prostate Cancer and Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

Prostate Cancer and Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

Prostate cancer is the most common non-skin cancer in the United States, affecting 17 percent of men, but age plays a role in the likelihood of developing the disease. In fact, more than 65 percent of all prostate cancers are diagnosed in men over the...

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