Download a Free Guide to Preventing Elderly Falls

by Lynn Wilson, Founder of The CareGiver Partnership

Download a free copy of the brochure
Learn to age in place safely.

In recognition of Falls Prevention Awareness Day Sept. 23, we added a free, downloadable fall-prevention brochure to our online library of family caregiver resources. Every year, one in three adults over age 65 falls, and up to 40 percent of nursing home admissions are due to either falls or fear of falling. As a company dedicated to helping seniors live safely in their homes, fall prevention is an ongoing initiative for us.

The ABC’s of a Healthy Diabetes Diet

Meet with your doctor to develop a good diet and exercise program.
If you have diabetes, you know how difficult it can be to manage your condition especially when everyone else in your home can enjoy cookies and other foods that you cannot have. Depending upon the severity of your condition, your doctor may recommend that you avoid sugar altogether while others will allow for some slipups here and there as long as you adjust your insulin injections and remove another carbohydrate from your diet.

Talking With Your Parent: 5 Ways to Open the Lines of Communication

Caring for your elderly parents can be a challenging task. As the body gets older, it falls victim to a number of health problems, which can be difficult for us to cope with. Seniors often become depressed and upset over small things because their bodies are unable to keep up with their minds. Other seniors will have mental health problems, which takes its toll on them and everyone around them. You will need to make some simple modifications to their home and shop for things that you may not have imagined like inconsistence pads and enemas. If you need help picking up supplies for your elderly parents, here is a great web site to visit:

Communication and caring for your parents.