With one in four seniors falling every year, it is important to ensure that you or your loved one are taking necessary steps to prevent falls. Reducing the likelihood of falls at home can be accomplished by implementing a few precautionary measures in the house and your loved one’s life.
“Informal” caregivers, also known as family caregivers, are those who provide care to an aging parent, spouse, or another relative. These responsibilities can include transportation, housework, or preparing meals, but can also include assistance with getting dressed, bathing, etc.
It is estimated that the number of Americans aged 65 and older will double to 71.5 million by 2026. This increase in the senior population will require additional senior care solutions. Senior living communities that offer continuity of care, or “aging in place,” will allow seniors the option to increase their level of care needs, […]
At Silver Comet Village, we recognize that the caregiver journey is often overlooked and should be emphasized to seniors and their families. Many family members and friends are unaware of the stages of caregiving and the resources that are available to them and the senior in their life. As time passes, caregiving duties and practices […]