Falls are the leading cause of injury among adults aged 65+, while most fall-related accidents occur in the victim’s home. Age-related changes such as declining hearing and vision, bone density loss, and balance issues can all place independent seniors at risk.
Over 2.5 million Americans aged 65+ are victimized by identity thieves and cyber criminals every year. If you’d like to protect your aging parents from identify theft, here are some tips that should help keep their nest egg safe and sound as their retirement years play out.
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.