Independence At Home For Aging Parents

22. November 2017 Safety 0
Independence At Home For Aging Parents
Help Your Aging Parent Remain Independent At Home With These Safety Tips   Most people want to stay in their own home as they age. That’s not surprising. The challenge is helping an aging parent remain in their own home safely. There are so many little challenges that come up and safety issues due to ...

Help Your Aging Parent Protect Their Privacy At Home

15. November 2017 Safety 0
Help Your Aging Parent Protect Their Privacy At Home
Paperwork And Financial Protections for Aging Parents   If your aging parent lives alone, they may be used to leaving important paperwork out, or even leaving money out in the open. Sadly, many unscrupulous people are aware that older adults tend to leave financial or personal paperwork out in the open and use it to ...

Detecting Elder Abuse in Nursing Homes

01. November 2017 Safety 0
Detecting Elder Abuse in Nursing Homes
Signs Your Aging Parent Is Suffering From Elder Abuse In Their Nursing Home   Elder abuse is something no one likes to talk about. The idea that your vulnerable, sick or elderly loved one is being taken advantage of, or physically hurt can be unbearable. Unfortunately, it happens. It can happen to anyone, anywhere.   ...

Phone Scams and Seniors

11. October 2017 Safety 0
Phone Scams and Seniors
Keep Your Aging Parents Safe From Phone Scams   If you are unaware, 143 million people were recently exposed in a recent hack of Equifax. It seems like there is a new hack of some company almost every month. It can be overwhelming and frustrating to know that your personal information is floating around somewhere. ...

10 Quick Safety Checks for Caregivers

23. August 2017 Safety 0
10 Quick Safety Checks for Caregivers
Quick Safety Checklist for Caregivers When Visiting Aging Parents   I love lists. In fact, I recently read an entire book about lists (). If you are feeling scattered, I highly recommend this book since it is a quick read and will help you get yourself organized.   Lists aside, one of the main concerns ...

Spot The Signs of Elder Abuse

Spot The Signs of Elder Abuse
Signs Your Aging Parent Is A Victim of Elder Abuse   Whether you are a long-distance or local caregiver, it can sometimes be difficult to spot the signs of elder abuse. Sometimes elder abuse is more subtle, emotional or financial. Since you’re not looking for bruises, the signs of elder abuse are harder to detect. ...

Transportation and Aging

06. April 2017 Safety 0
Transportation and Aging
  What to Do When Your Aging Parent Is An Unsafe Driver   I owned and operated a transportation service for seniors in Los Angeles for eight years. One of the biggest challenges the aging population faces is the reality that they may be unsafe drivers. But what do you do if you live in ...

Signs Your Aging Parent Isn’t Safe

29. March 2017 Safety 0
Signs Your Aging Parent Isn’t Safe
  Is Your Aging Parent Safe At Home? Look For These Signs of At-Home Safety Risks   If your aging parent lives alone, you may worry about their safety at home. Maybe you’re concerned about their home being a safe environment for them or they have new people in their lives who concern you. If ...

Easy Home Upgrades for Senior Safety

20. October 2016 Safety 1
Simple Changes You Can Do To Help Your Elderly Parent Age In Place Safely       If your aging parent lives alone, you probably worry about their safety. There are so many potential hazards from fall risks to fire risks and everything in between. While you can’t put your mom in a bubble, there ...