New LifeStyles Senior Living & Care Blog

We know that it can be tough, finding care for a loved one, or taking care of them yourself. So we offer our end users a blog with information on care giving, choosing a community, senior living and care news and just for fun!

Why There Are More Slip and Fall Accidents Among Seniors

Getting older can be dangerous, but aging isn’t the reason senior citizens fall. Aging people are indeed more prone to losing their balance, though there are other factors behind these types of accidents. According to Jacksonville personal injury lawyers, serious falls can leave senior citizens dependent on caregivers for the…

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Selecting an Assisted Living Facility for Elderly Family Members

There comes a time in most people’s lives when they can no longer live independently and care for themselves effectively. Is your family member no longer able to live at home on their own? Deciding to put your loved one into a care facility isn’t easy, but you can follow…

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The Keys to Making Access Controls Simple and Flexible Senior Living Communities

Access control is how a facility limits who can open the doors and gates on the premises.  The goal of access controls is to allow the people who are welcome to enter and to keep out those who are not.  If residents are coping with cognitive or memory issues, it…

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Feeling Concerned About Your Elderly Relatives? Here Are a Few Ways to Make Sure They Are Safe

It can be difficult to accept that your relatives are getting to an age where they may not always be able to take care of themselves. You may feel uneasy and stressed about their safety and well-being. This is especially true if they are ill. But there are ways you…

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Tips for Making Your Home More Accessible

Whether you are upgrading your home for retirement or for caregiving circumstances, upgrading your space with more accessible features provides numerous benefits. It equips you with a disability-friendly property, making it easier to navigate your space and minimizing health and safety risks. Here are three tips for making your home…

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Living at Home: The Top Safety Concerns for Every Senior

Our loved ones deserve the best in their golden years. They want to stay in the house that has become their home. It’s only natural, especially if they have lived in the same space for many years. However, the passing of time may mean their living space is no longer…

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How to Avoid Back Injuries When Caring for Seniors

Back injuries in seniors are a common problem for caregivers. Studies have shown that seniors are more likely to suffer back problems due to weakened bones and muscles. Also, they may have difficulty moving around and bending to help them with certain tasks. If caring for seniors, do not allow…

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Helping Your Aging Parents Declutter and Downsize

Aging adults accumulate belongings in the course of their lives that they no longer use. While most of these things have sentimental value, it makes more sense to downsize than to hold on to them. Helping your aging parents declutter their home is daunting, especially if they are reluctant to…

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Put Safety First: Renovation Ideas for a Senior-friendly Home

While some seniors choose to stay in senior living communities, most prefer to live in their own homes. They believe this is a better choice because it allows them to be as independent as possible and feel much more comfortable. But most homes aren’t designed to fit older people’s needs….

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5 Tips for Making a House Wheelchair-Safe

Using a wheelchair comes with difficulties in certain places, as not all areas are easily accessible. These areas may need specific features and structures to assist people in wheelchairs. Even using a wheelchair around the house can also be a challenge, and specific measures are required to make the home…

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