How to Help Your Parents Navigate Their Limitations

Posted by The Goodman Group on Nov 22, 2017 11:24:56 AM

You would think that the longer we live, the easier life would get. Unfortunately, as we age, we are faced with the fact that we can’t do everything we once could. As caregivers, we want to help our aging loved ones manage these limitations, but it can be difficult not to overstep boundaries. It is important to help them recognize where they may need support so that accidents don’t happen, but there are ways to help them navigate their limits are as they age.   

Read More

Topics: Fall Prevention, Healthy Aging Tips

Fall Prevention: Bathroom Safety Tips for Your Aging Parents

Posted by The Goodman Group on Jun 23, 2017 10:05:48 AM

If you’re concerned about home safety for seniors, it makes sense to start with the bathroom. Loose rugs, water on the floor, and getting in and out of the tub or shower can all pose risks, so you should begin with these basic precautions:

Read More

Topics: Fall Prevention

Fall Prevention: Don't Take Any Chances

Posted by The Goodman Group on Dec 9, 2016 3:02:46 PM

Many factors contribute to the risk of falling, including your general health, the medications you take, and your activity level. Yet a few simple fall prevention measures can go a long way to keeping you safe and secure on your feet. 

Here are three important factors to discuss with your doctor to help reduce your risk of falling. 

Read More

Topics: Fall Prevention

Preventing Falls: 4 Ways to Support Your Loved Ones' Safety

Posted by The Goodman Group on Oct 27, 2016 9:34:56 AM

As our loved ones (and we) get older, the risk of falling tends to increase. But many falls can be prevented with small yet effective actions. Taking those actions helps empower and reassure your loved ones. Here are four things you can do to help guard against falls.

Stay Current with Health and Wellness Checkups

Medical history and medications can affect risk factors for falling. Knowing that can help you take the right steps to safeguard your loved one. Regular checkups can include: 

Read More

Topics: Fall Prevention