Tag Archives: Senior Safety

Common Medical Conditions Leading to Incontinence

Incontinence is the lack of voluntary control over the bladder and bowel leading to irregular urination and defecation, respectively. Although it could happen to any age group, it’s usually associated with old age because of underlying medical conditions. Below are … Continue reading

Wound First Aid for the Elderly People

Seniors have vulnerable and thin skin which is why they’re more susceptible to wounds that don’t heal easily. Wounds are any damage to the skin’s surface that can appear as minor cuts, lacerations, bites, or abrasions. These wounds sting but … Continue reading

Summer Safety Tips for the Elderly

Summer is a wonderful season to spend some time outdoors with family and friends. The summer breeze is calling out our seniors to have some fun under the sun. However, it’s important for seniors to prioritize their health throughout the … Continue reading

The Dangers of Sundowning in Seniors

Seniors with dementia or Alzheimer’s disease often experience sundowning. Sundowning is the term referring to the state of an individual being confused, restless, and agitated during a specific time of day. This condition causes sleep problems in most seniors and … Continue reading