Senior Safety

Strong Bones For Senior Citizens Key To Good Health

Strong bones in senior citizens is the key to their good health. Statistics show that seniors are very susceptible to falls which can lead to broken bones, disability and even death.   For older people, weak bones can be deadly. One in five people with a hip fracture dies within a year of their injury.…

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Financial Scams that Target Seniors

  Beware of Scammers Scammers are targeting the elderly, either because they believe that most seniors are wealthy,  and/or because many seniors have aging problems, especially those with some memory loss, that make them more vulnerable. Also, many seniors live in isolation which makes them even easier targets. Please protect your loved ones by warning…

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Fall-Proof your Home and Make it Senior-Friendly

Falls by Seniors can be Deadly and Crippling Many Falls Take Place in their own Homes According to the National Institute on Aging, 6 out of 10 falls in seniors take place in their homes. Some falls are deadly, especially if they lead to a hip fracture or a serious head injury. According to the…

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Safety Fire Tips for Seniors

 Senior Deaths and Injuries from Fires According to statistics from the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), only 13% of the US population is over age 65, but seniors make up 30% of the deaths from home fires. Here are tips for seniors, their family members and caregivers to stay safe. Smoke Alarms Smoke detectors should…

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