Fall prevention is a growing topic among older adults and caregivers. Assessing the risk factors of a fall and taking precautions for fall prevention can make a significant difference in the likelihood of a fall occurring.
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We all want to feel healthy and avoid illness; however, keeping our immune system strong gets more difficult with age. Furthermore, the likelihood of developing illnesses or health conditions increases as we grow older. Our bodies are less able to fight off these common infections that impact so many of us.
According to the National Institute on Aging, approximately one in three older adults between the ages of 65 and 74 have difficulty hearing. A variety of reasons can cause hearing loss, and seniors with hearing impairments may find it hard to have conversations with family and friends.
In an age of ever-growing convenience, it’s not unusual for one to leave the driving to someone else. If you’re ready to take your hands off the wheel and wish to be a passenger in a safe, secure mode of transportation in your day to day life, you’re one of many.
Senior health care is a topic that is rarely in the eye of the public. It can be an intimidating subject, with a lot of hesitation, since exercising as an older adult can pose challenges. You'll find that as you age, exercising requires more dedication and patience. You still have plenty of adventures ahead of you, so now is the time to make a positive change and McClellan Senior Living is here to help!
Spring cleaning is tedious, and cleaning products used are often unappealing and potentially hazardous. Dangerous chemicals used to kill bacteria and wipe grime away from surfaces may also endanger pets, children, and seniors with harmful scents and problems when in contact with the skin. McClellan Senior Living cares about our residents and we would like to share some helpful information that you and your loved ones can use this spring!