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Keeping Your Seniors Sidewalk and Stairs Safe This Winter

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During the winter season, cold temperatures, snow, and ice can make life challenging for seniors. Cold temperatures and slippery sidewalks can cause in a wide array of illnesses and injuries. One way to prevent injuries from a fall would be to check the weather before leaving home. If the forecast expects freezing rain or snow, simply reschedule any activities taking place away from home. Senior falls in the snow or ice can be especially dangerous during the winter season. Your senior loved one may not understand just how slippery the sidewalks may be and a slip and fall could result in a great deal of damage to their body. Countless seniors will experience a bone fracture of some kind, especially in their wrist, hips, shoulders, and ankles. Unfortunately, a bone fracture of this type can be life-changing for the elderly. This is why it is extremely important to do your best to prevent a…

Best Winter Activities for Seniors

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During the cold winter months, you probably worry about your senior loved one falling or suffering from hypothermia. However, another hazard that your aging loved one is at risk of experiencing is seasonal affective disorder also known as SAD. It is a certain type of depression people experience in the winter. Seniors are at risk for developing SAD since winter weather makes it more difficult to get out of the house. Keep your elderly loved one from experiencing depression by engaging some winter activities this coming up winter. Bake Together There are so many tasty treats to make with the holidays approaching. So, spend some time together in the warm kitchen doing some baking. Delicious home-made treats are irresistible on a chilly winter day. Winter Movie Night Make some warm drinks, pop some popcorn, and snuggle up with a warm cozy blanket with your senior loved one for a winter movie night. Create a…

Safe Autumn Activities For Seniors

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Seniors need adequate fresh air and exercise just like the rest of us. This is why it is important during home health care training that a person is taught some basic, safe autumn activities that will help get seniors out and about. Of course, being able to exercise their minds is also a great thing to do. You can choose other activities that help keep them sharp, not just active. Walks Walking is one of the best things that you can do with seniors that still have mobility, or that are able to sit in a wheelchair and be pushed about. You can choose easy to walk over paths and take in the fall colors, and fresh, crisp fall air. Baking Fall Goodies Everyone loves fall goodies, and when you allow the seniors to bake with you, this becomes a memorable, yet fun experience for everyone. They can not only make their own treats…

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