Our Family Approach
How We Are Different
Prevent Elder Abuse
Prevent Financial Abuse
Tax Deductible Home Modifications
Tax Deductible Home Care
Tips for Healthy Living
Cost and Quality Outcomes of Long Term Care (LTC)
Employment and Caregiving Brief
Age Descrimination, Myths, Employment
End of Medicare Improvement Standard
Care Giving Issues
TIPS FOR HEALTHY LIVING
For Your Health
Eat healthy, avoid dehydration.
Get prescription drugs, OTCs, creams, salves reconciled.
Do some balance and strength exercises daily.
Know your health red flags and what to do when a red flag occurs.
Socialize as much as possible.
Chronic illness, depression and anti-social feelings are not a normal part of aging.
For Your Safety
Tape down mats and throw rugs.
Stay off of ladders and stools.
Make high usage items reachable from floor such as pots, pans, dishes, etc.
Higher lighting levels where medicines are taken and sharp objects are used.
Keep kitchen emergency kit (cuts, spills, gloves, and extinguisher).
Keep emergency numbers by all phones.
Keep a phone by the bed, in bathroom, kitchen, and living room.
Emergency pendants save lives.
Light your night time pathways.
Avoid walking with bifocals on.
Use grab bars, sit to exit tub.
Change smoke detector batteries yearly; schedule with Fire Dept.
Keep home entrances well lit, shrubs cut low, doors locked.
Never accept free offers or one-day deals—they are scams!
Call for HELP when needed.
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