Entries by James Greenier

Preventing Falls in Your Home

How to help Prevent Falls in Your Home Here are a few ideas to help keep your home safe and free from falls. Secure handrails on stairways. Use non-skid pads under carpets. Repair walkways. Ensure proper lighting throughout the home. Remove obstacles near or around walkways.

Storm Readiness for Seniors

It’s important that seniors be prepared for long power outages in the wake of storms. Being prepared to live without access to additional medication or refrigeration for medical supplies is critical Be sure to stock up on supplies you will need early. Be sure your family knows what medication you are on and be sure […]

Alzheimer’s Caregiving Tips

Alzheimer’s Caregiving Tips: Strategies for Success Here are a few strategies to consider when caring for a loved on with Alzheimer’s. Educate yourself about the disease. Learn caregiving techniques. Understand the experience of your loved one. Avoid caregiver burnout. Maintain your own physical and mental health. Discuss the situation with family and friends. Do cognitive […]