Category Archives for "Crisis Prevention and Seniors"

Topics and tips to be proactive to prevent crisis and stressful situations for seniors and those who love them.

Medications and Aging Adults

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One thing that you can count on as you get older is being offered more and more prescription medications. Today, medications are used to keep so many chronic conditions under control: high blood pressure, heart ailments, acid reflux and digestive issues, diabetes, and so many others that it would be impossible to list them all. […]

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Don’t Let Habits Sabotage Your Medications

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Experts say that up to 90% of everything we do each day is driven by habit. Isn’t that a wow number? But stop to think about it – how we brush our teeth, the way we watch TV, what and when we eat – how many of those things do you give any real thought? […]

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What’s the Biggest Concern for Aging Adults?

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Do you know what is the No. 1 cause of injury to aging adults today? Falls. Falls result in the most emergency room visits for people as they get older. And once a senior has taken one spill, they live in fear of having more … so what do they do? The exact opposite of […]

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Will Your Aging Loved One Be the Next One to Fall?

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It is not unusual for a new Keeping In Touch Solutions subscriber to be the victim of a recent fall. All of a sudden they get sidelined from a broken bone and their families get more concerned that they are safe at home. So a daily check-in from a Care Caller is the answer to […]

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What do Aging Women Have to Look Forward To?

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According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the number of older women outnumber older men at 25.1 million older women to 19.6 million older men. Most “older” folks don’t need to be told that, they already know it. Women outlive men and, the report goes on to say, older men were much […]

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As Mom Ages – Mother/Daughter Roles Reverse

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Mothers constantly worry about their children from the time they’re born until they’re grown and beyond. “You feel hot. Are you getting a fever?” “Why is quiet? What are you getting into?” “Why did you get a D in math? You need to study more.” “It’s midnight! Where is she? She knows her curfew is […]

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Keep Tabs on Mom with Technology

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Recently, Lisa, a friend of mine, noticed that her elderly mom’s health has slipped. And since Lisa can’t be around all the time to watch out for her mom, she wanted to know if I knew of any caregiving devices or technology products that would help her keep an eye on her mom who lives […]

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Is Grandma’s House Fire Safe?

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If you ever had school age children, you probably spent some time in October conducting a fire safety survey and making a few changes around your house. That’s because October is Fire Safety Month. Just because your children may be well past that age in school, it’s still important to conduct one of those fire […]

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Do You Really Know Everything You Need to Know About Senior Fraud?

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It’s in the news again – seniors being victimized by a new scam or how con artists are targeting seniors in a community. Well, I tell you, I am just sick of it. Seniors are vulnerable, yes, but we have to find ways to make them less vulnerable – and that’s exactly why I created […]

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