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Does it really matter if you or a loved one falls? It’s fine as long as no one was hurt, right? Why are falls so Important? When it comes to aging in place, one very important factor to pay attention to is falls. Why? No one wants to hear this, but the complications that can […]
The shower is one of the most dangerous places in your house. Not only is the flooring usually more slippery in the bathroom to begin with, but, when we take a shower, things tend to get wet, making everything even more slippery. All of this makes it much more likely to have a fall while […]
When you want to take something hot out of the oven, what do you grab? A pot holder or trivet? A dish rag? So many people grab whatever is nearby that will sort of get the job done because it’s easier, but it’s just not safe. Grabbing that nearby dish rag will increase your chances […]
We all experience glare to some extent, but certain things can make glare worse, including aging, having eye surgery, and some eye conditions like cataracts and macular degeneration. Vision is important for so many things that we do in our lives, so you definitely want to make sure you protect your vision.
In launching AbilityAction, we wanted to have a custom header that shows people who are active. Afterall, the AARP showed through a study that people 50 and over WANT to be active. Sometimes they don’t know where to start, which is pretty typical for all of us! So you’d think that photos and images of […]
“Older adults need about the same amount of sleep as all adults—7 to 9 hours each night. But, older people tend to go to sleep earlier and get up earlier than they did when they were younger.” So sleep is needed no matter what age you are. According to the National Institute of Health; if […]
Central College in Pella Iowa has the world’s most passionate and enthusiastic student, and she’s 80. Age is just a number, especially when it comes to learning!