Falls are one of the leading causes of injury to our older population. A fall can happen anywhere; on the stairs, outside on unlevel terrain, and especially our bathroom. Our bathrooms are loaded with slippery surfaces just waiting to reach out and grab us.
No matter how hard we try, gravity works. It’s always there pulling us down, but as we age old man gravity’s pull on us can become dangerous. Falls are a leading cause of injuries and hospital stays, especially in the elderly. The CDC reports that 1 in 3 older adults (65 or older) fall each year and these falls are the leading cause of fatal and nonfatal injuries.
You have probably seen travel pill organizers in grocery stores or pharmacies. Are they all the same? The answer is no. There are many different types of pill boxes, and all have various features and benefits depending on your needs. Find the 10 Best Travel Pill Organizers at HPFY.
While hearing aids are often the first course of action, they are not considered to be assistive listening devices. However, advanced science and technology has designed gadgets for the hearing impaired that can be paired with hearing aids offering many more benefits than ever before. There are several types of assistive listening devices for the hearing impaired. Find 10 best assisted listening devices at HPFY.
PEG tube complications can be attributed to how a peg tube is inserted or removed. PEG tubes are generally safe and effective. However, it is important to learn about the feeding tube complications. READ MORE.