Keeping Up Your Winter Exercise Routine

As we all know, everyday activities like walking from your car to the front door become potentially hazardous in the winter. Building and maintaining your muscles—especially when you have to travel on slippery ice and snow—is critically important to keep your body strong, improving your physical resiliency, and minimizing the likelihood that you will fall. [...]

Keeping Up Your Winter Exercise Routine2019-02-20T16:49:47+00:00

Winter Fall Prevention Tips for the Elderly

Winter and the holidays should be times of joyous celebrating with family and friends. Unfortunately, studies have shown a direct link between cold weather and falls in the elderly. Therefore, winter fall prevention in the elderly is a concern. Each year, 2.8 million elderly adults are treated for fall-related injuries. Over 800,000 require hospitalization, most of [...]

Winter Fall Prevention Tips for the Elderly2018-01-09T17:46:59+00:00

Keeping Seniors Safe and Engaged During the Holidays

The holidays can be fun, festive, and magical. They can also be hectic, stressful, and challenging—especially for those caring for aging loved ones. According to the Caregiver Action Network, family caregivers spend an average of 20 hours a week providing care to older adults with special needs—and those with dementia or Alzheimer’s require an even [...]

Keeping Seniors Safe and Engaged During the Holidays2017-12-15T16:43:50+00:00