One of the biggest fears for aging in place seniors is tripping and falling in their own home. In fact, one-in-four elderly Americans experience a serious fall every year, with many of those falls resulting in injuries requiring lengthy hospitalizations and nursing home stays. As an informal caregiver here are several ways to help your loved one reduce trip and fall hazards in the home.
Many seniors haven’t been able to get out and exercise like they should during the past few months. If you’re currently looking after an elderly loved one who’s spending more time at home right now here are several low-impact exercises that will help them stay fit.