How do you stay cool during the hot summer months and what is the best way to make sure you avoid heat exhaustion?Read More
June is National Home Safety Month and focuses on reducing the leading causes of injury in our homes. These tips will help to make your home sweet home, a home safe home. Here are some tips to make home sweet home, a home safe home.Read More
When the temperatures rise during the summer, a potentially deadly danger lurks in the very medications many seniors take to stay healthy. Did you know a combination of the heat and the side effects from certain medications can put seniors in danger?Read More
A 73-year-old widow wrecks her car. Her adult son, realizing it is no longer safe, insists she stop driving. His stubborn mother argues she’s perfectly capable and doesn’t need a chauffeur. It takes a long time before she grudgingly admits he was right.Read More
It’s not always easy to recognize the time has come for your aging parents to stop driving. And seniors often refuse to give up their keys, even when it’s obvious they should.Read More
Hot summer days can help seniors with home care get out and enjoy the fresh air, but it can also cause exhaustion and dehydration. As you age, you may have decreased sensitivity to heat and might not realize when you’re thirsty or have spent too much time in the sun. Read below for the best ways to stay safe during a hot day and avoid dangerous situations that could affect your health.
Prevent falls and keep safety a priority in your home. For those who require senior care, having the proper tools to deal with emergency situations is essential...Read More
Keeping fit as you age can improve your health and quality of life. However, balance and coordination can be affected by aging, and changing your fitness routine to reflect your needs is important...Read More
Winter poses unique challenges to people of all ages, but that is especially true for older adults. Everything from cold weather to slippery walkways can be dangerous, and sometimes it’s up to senior care providers to take steps to help older adults stay safe once winter arrives.Read More
When most people think of safety awareness they think of fire drills at school, refresher courses on the rules of the road, or themed weeks designed to bring attention to safety in the workplace. What most people don’t think of is how these same dangers can also occur in their homes.Read More
Falling in the home is not just a concern for seniors- they can be dangerous to people of all ages. According to the National Safety Council (NSC), falls are the second-leading cause of unintentional death in homes and communities. Inspired by the NSC and National Safety Month, here are some quick and easy tips to make your home safe.
SYNERGY HomeCare is helping keep you and your family safe by attempting to minimize the nearly 43,000 bathtub injuries that occur every year in the United States. One of the biggest safety hazards for seniors can be the bathroom, but the following tips can help maximize your own personal safety or the safety of your elderly family members.Read More