Q: I’m pretty independent and still live on my own even though I’m 82. I do worry about falling, though, because I know that at my age, I’m more likely to break bones or not be able to get up by myself. What can I do to help avoid falls?
Preventing falls is an important element of safe Senior Home Care, since each year, one out of three adults age 65 and older falls, according to the Centers for Disease... Read More
Q: My 77-year-old mother lives alone, and although I help care for her as much as I can, I still worry. Several of her friends have been hospitalized in the past year, for everything from broken bones to complications from the flu. How can I keep her as safe and well as possible?
This is certainly a concern with older adults, who are more vulnerable to accidents, illnesses, or other problems that could result... Read More
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Pets can play an important role in a senior’s... Read More
Q: My mother and I spend a lot of time together. When I’m with... Read More
Q: I'm 80 years old and recuperating from an illness. My doctor suggested I should walk every day to build up stamina. Since I have pretty bad allergies it tends to be hard to walk outdoors. Would the mall be the best place for me to walk? Do you know... Read More
The process of aging diminishes our ability to control bladder and bowel functions for a variety of reasons. Sometimes it is due to a urinary tract infection which... Read More
This season, many Northborough and Natick seniors who are alone or impoverished will receive some holiday cheer thanks to the Be a Santa to a Senior® program. Sponsored by the local Home Instead Senior Care® office, the program brings... Read More
I do everything I can to stay healthy. But, at 75, I just know that Alzheimer’s disease is in my near future, based on my family history. I am so scared and I feel hopeless. I just don’t think there are any answers for me since Alzheimer’s is an incurable... Read More
My father lives alone is Medfield, MA. I’m constantly trying to convince him to eat fruit rather than the high calorie desserts he loves so much. He said he feels fine and to quit worrying about him. He’s an adult. And I don’t want to nag. But is there any way I can... Read More
Q: I never thought the day would come – or maybe I just hoped it never would – but there are things around the house I can no longer do myself, like cooking and keeping my home clean and in order. Even tasks such as dressing are becoming more... Read More