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Staying Safe At Home

Eileen Miligan: Hello. I’m Eileen Miligan, Director of Nursing for Assisting Hands Home Care Potomac. We are a proud member of The Greater Bethesda Chamber of Commerce. I am here today to share with you important tips for keeping safe in your home and during this pandemic. These are some of the things you need …

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Staying Safe at Home and During This Pandemic

View the video. Tips for staying safe. Make sure your pathways are clear of clutter and safe for walking. Put away small throw rugs. Install fixed grab bars in your bathrooms. Use a shower chair and a non-slip shower mat. Use a raised toilet seat and a handheld shower head. Make sure you have fire …

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Home Safety Tips and Checklist for Seniors

There are several safety issues seniors must address if they want to remain in their homes as they age. This home safety checklist from U.S. News and World Report can help you spot possible issues and take action to prevent them. Simple fixes and smart thinking can ensure a safe environment for seniors. Stairs are …

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Safety Tips: Keep Older Adults Safe from Injury

June is National Safety Month. There are so many things we can do to help keep the older adults in our lives safe from injury while they continue to live independently. These tips from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are a good place to start: We can all help keep the older adults …

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Keeping Older People Safe in the Summer Heat

Make sure you know the signs of life-threatening heat stroke If you’ve ever lived in a hot place without air conditioning, you know how miserable it can be. But getting overheated is more than just unpleasant for older people. It can be dangerous, and even deadly according to Next Avenue. That’s why it is important …

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Falls and Older Adults

June 2016 Is National Safety Month. So, this week we bring you more safety tips to keep you safe all year round. Aging Safely in Place is a very important senior topic these days…so here are some simple tips! Following just a few of these suggestions can make your home fall proof and much more …

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12 Summer Safety Tips for the Elderly

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] June is National Safety Month and this week we thought we should share some helpful tips for all seniors in summertime! It’s important for seniors and their caregivers to be aware of how dangerous the heat and sun can be. A few precautions will ensure a safe outing even in the hottest weather. Consider …

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June Is National Safety Month

How can National Safety Month make a difference? We can all use this month to raise awareness about important safety issues like Aging in Place for our senior community. Did you know that injuries are a leading cause of disability for people of all ages – and they are the leading cause of death for …

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