Tag Archives: elderly care

bathroom-falls

Slippery When Wet!

By on

Prevent Falls and Injuries in Your Bathroom! Fall prevention is vital in every room of your house – but we think, most specifically in the bathroom.  The bathroom is a fall danger zone! Water splashes out of sinks and showers, lining tile floors and slick counter tops. The bathroom is definitely slippery when wet which [...]

Screen Shot 2013-02-07 at 8.41.35 AM

Staying Warm When the Power Goes Out

By on

As New England bears down for the worst Nor’easter since 2010, EasierLiving hopes to remind all caregivers about their elderly loved ones.  It’s often tough to prepare a loved one’s home if they do not live with you, but preparing their home (or moving them to your home for the storm) could save their life. [...]

Dry Skin

Treating Dry Skin in Elderly Loved Ones

By on

We are still in the middle of a dry, brittle winter – unfortunately. This means the moisture from our skin is leaving our bodies at a rapid rate and not returning.  For younger people, this can be easily treated with once daily applications of lotions on afflicted areas. For our elderly loved ones, whose skin [...]

hand_drawing

Track Finances with out Missing a Dime

By on

Elder fraud is, unfortunately, gaining popularity across the nation, especially if you have a loved one being cared for long distance. It can be challenging keeping up with your finances and your loved ones all at once. Don’t forget, it’s a digital age!  We have found some excellent tool that can help you track and [...]

Senior man struggling to us a walker.  His adult son is helping him.

Realizing You are a Caregiver

By on

Admitting that you are a caregiver can be emotionally challenging.  If you have yet to admit that a certain level of consistant care is needed at home, you could be heightening your stress as well as the stress of your loved one. How do you know you need to become an organized caregiver? Take a [...]

seniorhands

Risk of Abuse is Heightened for Elderly

By on

Some of the most vulnerable members of our society need our help, and instead, they are being neglected. The elderly population is fast growing and many require assistance in order to live. Of those living in nursing homes, receiving at home care or living with family members out of necessity, 1 in 10 of them [...]