This is the first post of a new monthly series in which we will introduce products designed to assist patients to live independently. As home care specialists, we at Seniors Home Care know that incorporating appropriate personal care products is very important. Working with and understanding these products can allow our caregivers to deliver unmatched home care services.
May 2013 Archives
As the demand for caregivers continues growing, we are delighted to learn about Missouri’s plan to supply more caregivers with the proper training and education to enter the field. MoHealthWINs is a state-wide grant program to improve the education of students in health-related disciplines and provide continuing education for the health care workforce.
While recently speaking with a client, she said something that I believe many seniors relate to. She said, “Fear and Falling" are her two primary concerns as she ages.
According to the Centers for Disease Control, one in three seniors fall each year. Interestingly, studies have linked the fear of falling to an actual increased risk of falling. Fear may lead to limiting activities, reducing mobility and curbing physical fitness, which in turn increases the risk of falling.