Our parents, friends and ageing relatives mean a lot to us – so naturally, we want to know that they’re safe and sound while they remain at home on their own. But how can we make sure that happens? With more and more seniors choosing to stay put in the comfort of their home for … Continue reading Using Technology to Ensure Seniors Stay Safe 101
It’s not easy getting older – especially when mobility, vision and other factors hinder the ability of seniors to enjoy the independence of living in their own home. Whether it’s a parent, friend, relative or even yourself, there will always be unique challenges that come along with the ageing process, which will require patience and … Continue reading How to Help Seniors Stay in their Home Longer
Today’s seniors are living longer for the first time in history. People of low, medium and high incomes are now likely to live 60 years and beyond. Living longer, however, doesn’t guarantee the quality of life or autonomy. In 2002, the United Nations drew attention to the importance of ensuring that citizens participate with full … Continue reading Seniors are Living Longer Than Ever Before – Now What?
As the senior population rises, so does the risk of slip and fall injuries. Considering falls are one of the leading causes of serious injury and hospitalization among seniors, preventative measures are imperative. One false move could significantly impair mobility, hinder their independence, or require long-term care depending on the severity of the injury. If … Continue reading 5 Tips to Prevent Falls in Our Aging Population