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Archive for November 2011

Fall Prevention

  www.blessingsforseniors.com   About half of all falls happen at home. To make your home safer: Remove small throw rugs or use double-sided tape to keep the rugs from slipping.   www.blessingsforseniors.com

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Tip of the Day-Fall Prevention

www.blessingsforseniors.com About half of all falls happen at home. To make your home safer: Remove things you can trip over (such as papers, books, clothes, and shoes) from stairs and places where you walk. www.blessingsforseniors.com    

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Tips to Job Searching at 50+

www.blessingsforseniors.com 1) Focus on the positive. Think about the wealth of experience you have, the challenges you’ve faced and overcome, and the skill set you’ve built up over the years. Seniors can draw upon past experiences and contributions, unlike younger applicants.  2) Present a positive, can-do attitude. Stress the fact that you are willing to…

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Talking Sex with Your Senior Parent

www.blessingsforseniors.com With aging comes change, and sexual function is one part of that change. Though the senior body may not function exactly the way it used to, seniors can and should enjoy the intimacies and pleasures of closeness with another person. The physical changes that seniors experience don’t have to mean that intercourse and intimacy…

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Tip of the Day-Preventing Falls

www.blessingsforseniors.com About half of all falls happen at home. To make your home safer: Wear shoes that give good support and have thin non-slip soles. Avoid wearing slippers and athletic shoes with deep treads. www.blessingsforseniors.com

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Fall Prevention

www.blessingsforseniors.com Exercise is one of the most important ways to reduce your chances of falling. It makes you stronger and helps you feel better. Exercises that improve balance and coordination (like Tai Chi) are the most helpful. What are your favorite exercises? www.blessingsforseniors.com

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Tip of the Day

www.blessingsforseniors.com  Tips for caring for a family member with Alzheimer’s: Eliminate clutter, noise, glare and too much background noise. What tips have you found to work in your care for a loved one with Alzheimer’s? www.blessingsforseniors.com  

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Hospital Discharges-What You Need to Know

www.blessingsforseniors.com Upon being discharged from the hospital, many patients believe that the toughest part of their recovery is behind them. However, in reality, it usually means the beginning of a new routine in a person’s health care – one that involves more organization, effort, and awareness. A patient’s discharge from the hospital is a critical…

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