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Senior Safety

Home Safety for Seniors – Fall Prevention is Critical (AD)

Disclaimer –  I have a material and/or financial connection because I received a gift, sample of a product and/or compensation for consideration in preparing to write this content. All opinions stated within are my own. As a national family safety expert and the owner of Accessible Home Living which does home accessibility modifications for seniors and […]

Communicating with Seniors & Caregivers

Twitter Party! Signs Your Aging Parents Need Help…and what to do #VTechCares

Sometimes the changes are subtle – forgetting what year it is or forgetting how to get to the local grocery store.  Other times it’s a dramatic event – a fall, a stroke or a heart attack.  At some point, our aging parents will need our help and, unfortunately, we are often unprepared for what that […]

Caring for an Aging Parent

Prepare for your aging parent release from a nursing facility or hospital discharge At some point, many women (daughters) will be put in the difficult position of caring for their aging parent.  Sometimes the evolution is gradual but it can literally be overnight when a senior experiences a fall or suffers a stroke. This issue […]

Safety for Seniors and People with Alzheimer’s During a Blizzard

Isolation can be Deadly As Nemo roared up the East Coast, I’m thought a great deal about the number of elderly people who are living independently, or aging in place.  In the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy it became apparent that there were many seniors living alone that local senior service agencies were completely unaware of. Many […]

VTech Survey onTop Concerns for Seniors and Caregivers

VTech Survey Finds Communication and Isolation Top Concerns for Seniors and Caregivers The ability to remain connected and the safety concerns of being alone are the top issues on senior’s minds according to a recent surveyconducted by VTech Communications. The VTech Caregiver/Senior Communications Survey found that caregivers worried most about the time seniors were alone, […]

VTech CareLine Phone for Seniors

I’ve become an emotional wreck worrying about my parent’s safety.  There needs to be a support group for adult children scared to death that their aging parent is going to fall, or incur an injury in some other manner.    I know I’m not alone in my concern.  With 10,000 people turning 65 years of age […]

Personal stories from Hurricane Sandy – the elderly are the most vulnerable

Adam Hunger/Reuters I live in an area of Connecticut that was one of the hardest hit by Hurricane Sandy but I’m grateful – it was nothing compared to what some people in New York and New Jersey are still going through as I write this.  As The Safety Mom, I was invited to take part […]

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