Ways to Prevent Fall in Your Bathroom

Slips and falls inside your home are inevitable. And while you can always be extra careful inside your own space, taking necessary precautions to help keep your aging loved ones injury-free is also very important. And since your bathroom is one of the most dangerous...

Safety Class for Seniors

Last April 1, the Lake in the Hills Police Department held a senior safety class for free. The class addressed various safety issues including senior abuse, scams, personal safety, defensive tactics, travel safety and situation awareness. Meg Krase of Senior Services...

Safety Checklist for Seniors

According to statistics, there are over 8 million emergency room visits every year because of falls. Unfortunately, sixty percent of those who die from fall are senior citizens. To help keep your home safer for your senior loved ones, here is a checklist. Install...

Tips on How to Ensure Senior Safety at Home

Anything can happen to your senior loved ones who are living independently at home. To help ensure their own safety, here are some tips you should keep in mind. Install a home surveillance system to allow you to check in your senior loved ones via smartphone. Install...

Tips for Elderly People Who Visit the Emergency

According to statistics, roughly 19.6 senior citizens visited the emergency department in 2009 and 2010. And because this can be a very stressful experience, here are some quick tips to keep in mind when you have a senior loved one visiting the emergency department....