Beating the Mid-Winter Blues

The short days of January and February often result in short tempers. Try these sanity-saving tips to reduce chaos at home.
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Outdoor Safety Tips for Winter

Outdoor Safety Tips for Winter

The winter months pose a special set of hazards for the ailing and elderly. Cold temperatures can increase risk of heart attack, make breathing difficult, and may lead to dangerous slips and falls. Read More
Home Safety Tips for Winter

Home Safety Tips for Winter

Winter can increase safety hazards indoors. As the temperature drops, take these steps to make sure that you and your loved ones are safe and warm when you’re at home. Read More
Avoiding Winter Falls

Avoiding Winter Falls

Tips to preventing injury and increasing safety in icy winter weather. Read More
How to Prevent Infections

How to Prevent Infections

Avoid stomach bugs, colds, and other infections with these 5 tips. Read More
How to Help Someone Who Has Fallen

How to Help Someone Who Has Fallen

5 tips from safety experts to reduce the risk of additional injuries. Read More
Preventing Dehydration

Preventing Dehydration

Dehydration can happen any time of year. Find out the causes, the warning signs, and what to eat to prevent it. Read More
Substance Abuse and Seniors

Substance Abuse and Seniors

Substance abuse is a serious health problem among older adults, with serious consequences. Find out the risk factors, symptoms, and how to get help. Read More
Skin Conditions and Older Adults

Skin Conditions and Older Adults

Some skin conditions that affect older adults may start as nuisances, but they can affect quality of life and lead to more severe problems. Others may look scary or worrisome but are usually benign, and some are extremely dangerous, painful, or both. Read More
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