September is Fall Prevention Month!
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), each year, one in every three adults aged 65 or older will suffer a fall. It is likely that such a fall will result in moderate to severe injuries, including hip fractures and head trauma. It is also well known… Continue reading
Now that we’ve talked about what independence really means for most seniors, let’s look at a few important keys to helping seniors remain independent, for as long as possible.
Paying attention to your health is one of the most important things you can do for your independence:
Exercise regularly—we already talked a lot… Continue reading
In Alaska (and other places with distinct seasons) the end of summer can bring on a whole range of emotions and also trigger changes in our daily patterns. It can be a fun time of year, but it also might be a time of year that causes a little anxiety for us. As we get… Continue reading
It’s fun and fitness month at Midnight Sun Home Care! June, in Alaska, just makes us want to get out and get active. To celebrate, we’re talking about how seniors and their families can do this in a safe, informed and enjoyable way. And, we’re helping you do that too, by launching our Senior… Continue reading
Maybe you’ve already talked with your senior loved one about spirituality. Or perhaps you are a senior who has had several conversations with your loved ones about your spiritual beliefs. Talking is a great way to connect with each other and forge deeper bonds, but there are also many activities you can do to foster… Continue reading