Home Safety & Aging in Place

Home for the Holidays: Aging in Place Safely in Winter

Home for the Holidays: Aging in Place Safely in Winter
When it comes to aging in place, it is helpful to take a seasonal approach to managing risks. Whether you are an aging adult or a loved one of aging parents, reevaluating the living... read more
Published on December 1, 2016.

Getting the Home Winter-Ready

Getting the Home Winter-Ready
Fall and Winter bring numerous challenges for independent seniors living at home. Help your senior by covering the areas below. Make sure that their home is ready for the colder, wetter months ahead.  If you need... read more
Published on October 2, 2016.

Home Safety for Mom & Dad

Home Safety for Mom & Dad
Simple Checklist for Adult Children As the adult children of aging parents, safety is one of your primary concerns. Many adult children are sharing tasks and enlisting services to enable parents to age in their home... read more
Published on September 5, 2016.

The Risk of Falls and How to Avoid Them

The Risk of Falls and How to Avoid Them
Reducing Fall Risks When we think of home safety for those aging in place, one of the biggest risks that must be addressed is the risk of falls. A fractured bone or other injury can dramatically... read more
Published on September 4, 2016.

Preparedness for Seniors: National Preparedness Month

Preparedness for Seniors: National Preparedness Month
National Preparedness Month 2016 September is National Preparedness Month (NPM). NPM is managed and sponsored by FEMA's Ready Campaign which aims to educate and empower Americans during NPM and throughout the year. The goal is to prepare... read more
Published on September 1, 2016.

The Age of Technology

The Age of Technology
It’s easy to see how seniors struggle to “keep up” with technology.  It’s not that they are necessarily falling behind; developers really just never gave them a chance to catch up. Today’s websites have... read more
Published on August 2, 2016.

Top 5 Friday: Fall Prevention

Top 5 Friday: Fall Prevention
It is Top 5 Friday! Every month, we share the top 5 online resources you need to know about when tackling a particular topic in elder care. As part of Sound Option’s September topic... read more
Published on January 22, 2016.

Home for the Holidays

Home for the Holidays
Quality of Life As family, it is so important to usher in the holiday season with our aging loved ones. If they are suffering from chronic illness or dementia, it can be difficult to know... read more
Published on December 3, 2015.

Home Safety Checklist

Home Safety Checklist
We have created a few documents to help you during your safety assessment for your aging loved-one.  Print out the Home Safety Checklist and our Emergency Preparation Booklet.    read more
Published on November 12, 2015.

The Fear Factor: Preventing Senior Falls

The Fear Factor: Preventing Senior Falls
1 in 3 adults age 65 and older falls each year and falls account for 25% of all hospital admissions. With statistic like these, it is easy to think that falls are a normal... read more
Published on July 8, 2015.

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