Going to the gym may not be an option for seniors or anyone in need of care. In this video, our rehabilitation therapists demonstrate five easy leg exercises that seniors can do at home with the help of a family caregiver and a steady surface for balance. The person in your care will learn these […]
Why should caregivers be concerned about slip and fall prevention? Aside from helping to prevent our loved ones from getting injured, the statistics around slip and fall accidents are significant and growing each year. With Canada’s aging population, that number will surely grow.
Sam from Elizz sat down with Tracy from Philips Lifeline to talk about the impacts that slip and fall accidents have on the people we care for (particularly seniors), caregivers, and our health care system.
Tracy shares tips and information that caregivers can use to help their aging parents prevent falls in and around their home, and advocates for more education around falls prevention to ensure that seniors remain healthy and independent for as long as possible.
Want more information about slips and falls prevention? Read Tips for Making a Home Safe for Older Adults to learn which three areas of your home are the most likely places for a fall to occur.
Are you taking care of someone with an injury from a slip and fall accident? We can help you do the day-to-day tasks of caregiving, giving you more quality time to spend with the person in your care, or time to take care of yourself. Give us a call at 1-855-275-3549 to learn more about our Home Care Services.