Food Safety for Seniors and Caregivers

As we continue to talk about safety for our aging loved ones, we thought we should bring up a topic that usually doesn’t go hand-in-hand with safety…food.

Senior Summer Safety

Today is the first day of summer! Summertime means more time spent outdoors soaking up the sun, and unfortunately battling the sun’s rays as well. Fresh air is healthy for seniors, but over exposure to the sun and heat is not. Make sure you are familiar with the following summer safety precautions related to senior health.

Travel Safety Tips for Summer

Summer will be officially here in just one week! School is out and vacations have been planned, which means more time in the air or on the road.

Medication Safety

We all know that our body changes dramatically as we age. We react differently to foods, illnesses, etc.

Fall Prevention for Your Senior's Home

As we age, our vision changes and that loss of vision can lead to serious safety issues. Accidents at home rank among the leading causes of death and injury among seniors.

Driving Safety: When to Take the Keys Away

There may come a point when the changes of aging make it difficult and risky to keep driving. Some older drivers become increasingly nervous about their driving ability, and consequently become less mobile in the community.

Celebrating National Safety Month

At Senior Helpers, one of our key focus areas is making sure that your senior is comfortable and safe in their home.

The Sun and Your Eyes

Summer is right around the corner, and it’s time to get out the sunblock and sunglasses.

What Your Eyes Say About Your Health

Did you know that glaucoma and cataracts aren’t the only problems that can be seen by looking into someone’s eye? The eye can also tell you about things like cholesterol levels, liver disease, or diabetes…if you know what to look for. Here are just a few things to look for.

Home Safety Tips for Low-Vision Loved Ones

As we age we lose the ability to get light in our eye as well as go from light to dark which can cause dangerous situations in the home.





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