How to Safely Lift and Transfer Elderly Adults

When lifting, moving, and assisting elderly adults, you need to use good and proper “body mechanics” to reduce the likelihood of injury to yourself or the other person. Follow these tips to make sure you are safely and correctly moving transferring people....

How to Spot Changes in Older Adults

Caregivers for older adults need to understand when and how to get assistance. In particular, non-medical caregivers should be clear on when to refer to a registered nurse, and when to call 911 in an emergency. Identifying Changes in an Older Adult’s Condition When...

Senior Care Home Safety Tips to Prevent Falls

As a family caregiver or professional senior care provider, you need to know about how to make any environment safe for the person in your care. Preventing Falls is a Big Part of Senior Care Take a look at the environmental safety tip-list we’ve put together for...

How to Make Your Home Safer for Seniors

If you need to make a place safer for seniors that you care for, follow these general guidelines for safety precautions and eliminating risks. Potential Risks for Seniors in the Bathroom The bathroom is the most hazardous room in the home for falls!  Most bathrooms...

Personal Safety & Managing Aggressive Behavior

  Caregivers need to learn about keeping themselves and the older adult safe while in their care. In today’s blog,  we will discuss personal safety  and what to do when managing aggressive behavior from an upset adult.   Managing Aggressive Behavior   You may be...