Signs of a Stroke

As we age, there are many things that we need to look out for concerning our health. One concern is seeing the signs of a stroke. Strokes occur when a blood clot blocks blood and oxygen flow to the brain. Every 40 seconds, someone in the United States has a stroke, 87% of which are… Continue reading Signs of a Stroke

Medical Alert Systems for Elderly

For the elderly living at home, the threat of a fall or a medical event can be very real. When emergencies happen, you need to be able to call for help. A smartphone or portable landline phone could be helpful but having a medical alert bracelet or necklace is assurance that you can call for… Continue reading Medical Alert Systems for Elderly

Emergency Preparedness for Seniors

In the aftermath and destruction of Hurricane Ida, many of us are considering what we can do to better prepare for natural disasters and unplanned emergencies.  Add emergency planning together with senior care and aging, and we begin to have an entirely new set of questions.  Have we ever thought about how aging impacts our… Continue reading Emergency Preparedness for Seniors