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  1. Ensure Senior Safety and Comfort at Home with These Tips

    When asked, most senior adults agree that they would prefer to age in their own homes and maintain as much independence as possible. And yet, most homes are not equipped to meet the needs of an older adult, leaving many unsafe. Unsafe homes lead to accidents or falls, resulting in over 2.3 million accidents involving[…] Read More…

  2. Breathe Easier with These Oxygen Safety Tips

    Most of us seldom give much thought to oxygen. It’s an invisible, harmless gas that is all around us, ready to take in with our next breath. Even though it surrounds us in the air we breathe, concentrated oxygen delivered to those with health conditions can be dangerous, for two main reasons: Oxygen can potentiate[…] Read More…

  3. Enhance Senior Safety in the Bathroom with These Tips

    Bathrooms can be a scary place for the elderly, especially those at risk for falls. Getting in and out of a slippery tub can be physically challenging and pose a high risk of injury. Additionally, your loved one may struggle to safely get on and off of the toilet. Navigating a small space that is[…] Read More…

  4. Keep Seniors Safe with These Kitchen Safety Tips

    Kitchens can be one of the most dangerous rooms in the home. Electrical fires, slips, falls and injuries are among the many potential hazards lurking in a kitchen. And although these accidents can befall even the most chef-worthy among us, the elderly are at much higher risk, particularly if mobility, agility, or cognitive decline are[…] Read More…

  5. Supporting Your Senior Loved One to Age Safely at Home Home Safety: Adaptation and Technology

    Home Safety: Adaptation and Technology This is the second in a 7-part blog series provided by the registered nurses at Nightingale Homecare to help family members and caregivers master the necessary supports needed for older adults to age safely at home and to prevent hospitalizations or admissions to a long-term care facility. This blog is[…] Read More…