1. Steps to Keep your Senior Family Member Safe at Home

    Safety proofing your home for optimal security with senior adult who may easily hurt themselves can be intimidating and overwhelming. It is not like childproofing with a crawling infant. Adults know how to do things for themselves and are not limited by a few feet off the floor, they can reach much more and deserve the dignity they deserve, while still keeping them safe. There can be so much more …Read More

  2. Preventing Slip and Fall Accidents in the Elderly

    The risk of falling seems minor. After all, we’ve all fallen at some point in our lives. The aftermath is usually a small scrape and a bruised ego. But falls in the elderly are not just embarrassing. As we age, the risk of serious injury from falling goes up greatly. One in every three adults age 65 and over falls every year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Fal…Read More

  3. Exercise for Better Balance

    Balance is important for people of all ages to have mastered, especially if you have home health care in your Sterling Heights home. As a senior adult, it is valuable for you to work on improving your balance through easy exercises so you can limit your accidents and increase your performance. The physical elements of having good balance include having good posture, having strong hips and legs, no…Read More

  4. Tips for Communicating with Seniors

    1. Speak Clearly and Distinctly: Almost 30% of persons older than 65 have some sort of hearing loss so be sure to speak a little louder, a little slower, but not too much of either because then you may come off as condescending. Use a gentle and calm voice and keep sentences short and simple. 2. Be Mindful of your Environment: Watch for background noise from a TV or radio.  When in conversation …Read More