3 Exercises That Help With Balance and Fall Prevention
Certain health conditions and certain medications that are used to treat these conditions can impact balance, coordination, and control, especially in the elderly. Learn how seniors can stay active and develop balance and fall prevention skills through the right stretching and strength-building routines.
How to Prepare for Travel and Labor Day Events During Three-Day Weekends
Labor Day weekend is approaching, and if you're the caretaker of a senior citizen in Cook County, IL, it's time to consider how you will manage your responsibilities over this busy weekend. Will you be taking your elderly loved one out of town? Will they need to host family visitors?
Whatever the case may be, here are a few things to consider before and during the holiday weekend from Senior Helpers Chicago/Evanston.
7 Immunizations and Vaccines That Are Important for Senior Adults
Illinois residents have access to a Vax Verify Portal that provides individual immunization records. For senior adults, it's a convenient way to keep track of their vaccinations. Since the Center for Disease Control (CDC) recommends seven vaccines for anyone over the age of 65, having online access to those records makes it easy to ensure they are current on the following vaccines.