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Stretch Your Arthritis Pain Away

It may seem counterintuitive that exercise can ease the pain of arthritis, which is most painful when moving, but a whole host of experts are jumping on the exercise bandwagon, including the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). In … Continue reading

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Common Mistakes About Lighting for the Elderly

http://www.blessingsforseniors.com Light is too often taken for granted. Good lighting in the home, and ample exposure to light, can boost mood, improve health, and help avoid accidents such as falls. Here are five overlooked aspects of lighting by family caregivers: … Continue reading

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Fall Prevention

http://www.blessingsforseniors.com About half of all falls happen at home. To make your home safer: Improve the lighting in your home. As you get older, you need brighter lights to see well. Lamp shades or frosted bulbs can reduce glare. http://www.blessingsforseniors.com

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Fall Prevention

http://www.blessingsforseniors.com About half of all falls happen at home. To make your home safer: Use non-slip mats in the bathtub and on shower floors. http://www.blessingsforseniors.com

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Fall Prevention

  http://www.blessingsforseniors.com   About half of all falls happen at home. To make your home safer: Remove small throw rugs or use double-sided tape to keep the rugs from slipping.   http://www.blessingsforseniors.com

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Tip of the Day-Fall Prevention

http://www.blessingsforseniors.com About half of all falls happen at home. To make your home safer: Remove things you can trip over (such as papers, books, clothes, and shoes) from stairs and places where you walk. http://www.blessingsforseniors.com    

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Tip of the Day-Preventing Falls

http://www.blessingsforseniors.com About half of all falls happen at home. To make your home safer: Wear shoes that give good support and have thin non-slip soles. Avoid wearing slippers and athletic shoes with deep treads. http://www.blessingsforseniors.com

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