This year one in three seniors over the age of 65 will have a fall. More than two million will visit the emergency room after falling, and the possibility of a broken hip or a traumatic brain injury is very real. For those with elderly loved ones, it’s a pretty frightening picture, but the good […]
If you are considering senior living options for yourself or a loved one, in-home care could be the perfect choice. In-home care professionals are equipped to perform many tasks that you may not be able to do. As expressed on the AARP website, remaining at home is a desire that is “nearly universal”. In-home care service providers make that possible for seniors in San Diego County.
The Elderly and Breast Cancer Awareness October is breast cancer awareness month, and the older you get, the more important breast cancer screenings are. With today’s medical advancements, diseases are more treatable than ever, and cancer is no exception, but early detection is the key to beating any disease. Breast cancer is highly treatable, but […]
How the Elderly can Avoid Loneliness As the world becomes more and more accessible to all, and relocation becomes a common theme for aspiring young professionals, kids, grandkids, and other relatives often move hundreds or thousands of miles away. While this may have a profound impact on a child’s career trajectory, long term educational benefits […]
Staying Mentally Sharp as a Senior They say the mind is the first thing to go, but by taking a few precautions and exercising your brain daily, you can ensure that you stay sharp even when you’re elderly. By keeping mentally sharp, you can reduce the risk of depression, continue to enjoy time with family, […]
How Seniors Can Maintain an Active Social Life Senior citizens can benefit from social interaction as much or more than any other age group. Not only does it help improve the quality of life by helping seniors avoid loneliness, creating excitement by looking forward to upcoming social events, and building a sense of community among […]