How to Reduce the Risk of Falls

If you have elderly parents, it is likely that you are worried about them falling. Unfortunately, the risk of falling increases as someone gets older. Falls can cause broken bones, head injuries, hip fractures, or even worse. The good news is that there are ways in which you can help to reduce the risk of falls in your aging parents. Talk About Their Health Conditions Does your parent have an eye condition that throws off their balance? Do they have arthritis or another ... Read more

What is Food Insecurity for Seniors?

Did you know that a growing number of elderly adults are facing what is called food insecurity? This means that more and more seniors are not sure where their next nutritious meal is coming from. While there are many causes of food insecurity in the elderly population, many people aren’t even aware of it. As a family caregiver, you can take steps to ensure that your elderly relative is not suffering from food insecurity. What is Food Insecurity? Food insecurity describes the condition of ... Read more