Category: Safety

Aging happens differently for everyone. While some seniors remain active well into their 80s, others may experience a decline in physical or mental health. Your loved one may resist the idea of asking for help. That’s why it’s important for family members and friends to recognize the indications that an elderly person needs assistance. The earlier you see these five warning signs, the sooner you can get your loved one the help they require.

Every 11 seconds, an older American is treated for a fall-related injury. While falls aren’t totally preventable, there are things that everyone over 55 can do to help minimize the chances of a spill – for example, using assistive devices like canes or walkers if you have balance issues. Older adults can also strengthen muscles and improve balance with the help of specialized exercises.

Falls are increasingly dangerous as you age. They can result in broken skin, broken bones, stiff muscles, and loss of mobility. Although Santé physical rehabilitation facilities will get you back on track following a fall and subsequent injury, our primary goal is to help you prevent falls. Try these tips: Wear non-slip shoes. Shoes with… Read More »

What’s not to love about little kids dressed up in creative costumes who knock on your door with a huge, chocolate-y grin and an outstretched hand?   Parades of trick-or-treaters swarm the neighborhood, on the prowl for something sweet to pop into their mouths. The neighborhood kids who’ve knocked on your door for the last… Read More »