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Caregivers Guide to Fall Prevention

Preventing falls for an aging parent is a concern for any caregiver. According to the Centers for Disease Control: “Each year, millions of older people—those 65 and older—fall. In fact, more than one out of four older people falls each year, but less than half tell their doctor. Falling once doubles your chances of falling again.”

Caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s

When you’re a caregiver for a loved one with a chronic illness such as Alzheimer’s or dementia, it’s hard to know what any given day will be like. Some days are better than others. Life is grand when your loved one is feeling strong and healthy, ready to take on the world. But the challenging days come hard and fast.