Medical Emergency Checklist for Seniors

caregiver support for aging parents

A tree fell on Leila’s house trapping her in the bedroom under insulation and sheetrock. Fortunately her grandson was visiting from out of state and heard the noise at 5:00 a.m. Things would have been much worse if her grandson had not been there and heard the noise.

Anything can happen to anyone on any given day – some intentional and often accidental.

The Atlanta Journal reported that Leila was taken to the Grady Memorial Hospital to be treated for minor injuries on her eye and a little swelling. Her grandson said,