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  • Why Would an Elderly Person Start Leaning to One Side? As you spend time with your elderly loved ones - especially if you are their primary caregiver - you will likely become hyper aware of every change in their bodies. One of the things you may begin to notice as you observe your loved ones is that the elderly may begin leaning ... Continue Reading
  • How to Get an Elderly Person Up the Stairs The stairs can be a dangerous place for an elderly person. As a caregiver, it is your responsibility to ensure that your loved one is safe while ascending or descending the stairs. While this may seem daunting, proactive safety measures and careful planning can help prevent ... Continue Reading
  • How to Help an Elderly Person Up From a Chair As people age, joints become weaker, and it can be difficult to stand up on one’s own. In this post, we will take a look at how to help an elderly person up from a chair and examine why older adults have difficulty standing up from sitting position. What Causes Difficulty ... Continue Reading
  • Seizures in Seniors: What to Do if an Elderly Person has a Seizure The symptoms of seizures can easily be mistaken for other a variety of conditions, from dementia to stroke. Confusion like that can make responding appropriately to a seizure more challenging. This is why it can be so important to learn what to do if an elderly person has a ... Continue Reading
  • Head Protection for Elderly Falls Head injuries can take their toll on seniors due to their debilitating effects. Luckily, older adults can use protective headgear and take other steps for safety. Let’s take a look at ways you can ensure head protection for seniors. Consequences of Head Injuries When the ... Continue Reading
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