Category Archives: Safety

Staying Safe During COVID.. Important Things To Remember

The situation around the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) is changing rapidly. While it’s still true that the best way to stay safe is to limit your interactions with other people as much as possible and take precautions to prevent getting COVID-19 when you do interact with others, there are a few important things to remember. Do […]

How Family Caregivers Can Keep Loved Ones Safe as Stay-at-Home Orders Lift

Consider expert guidance and move forward at your own pace by Barry J. Jacobs, AARP, May 27, 2020 Shirley felt unsettled after ending the call with her adult son, Kyle. He had talked excitedly about their state’s announcement that the stay-at-home order had been lifted and that residents could assemble if they adhered to social distancing. He, his […]

Safety Tips For Older Drivers

Many older adults can drive safely well into their 80’s, or even beyond. However, since various physical issues linked to aging can interfere with safe driving, it’s important that older drivers—and the people who care for them—evaluate their needs to keep them safe while they’re on the road. Tips and resources for safe older drivers Seat […]

How to Make A Home Safe For Your Aging Parent

Small changes — and big ones, too — can be put in place to accommodate your loved one by Sharon Jayson, AARP, October 28, 2019 With loved ones living longer and needing more care, many families struggle with the best way to help an aging relative. Adapting your home to accommodate another’s needs is a step […]