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Home Safety Tips for Seniors: Stair Safety and Living Areas

“If you are an older adult or have loved ones who are older, home safety should be an important part of your healthy living strategy,” says Stacey Palumbo, Director of Rehabilitation Services at Bryn Mawr Terrace in Bryn Mawr, PA.

“As we age, we become more at risk for injuries, which often occur in and around the home. Why? Because changes in our vision, balance, hearing and reflexes can make us more vulnerable to accidents. Among these risks, falls – particularly on the stairs – are one of the most serious.”

Senior Health Today: 7 Tips on The Value of Time Outdoors

“There may be more to ‘walking on the sunny side of the street’ than we once thought,”says Collin Tierney at Bryn Mawr Terrace in Bryn Mawr, PA. “Spending time outdoors in the fresh air and sunshine may offer significant health benefits.

Three Vital Steps for Preparing a Long-Term Care Plan

“While none of us likes to dwell on the potential changes that can take place as we age, we all know it’s better to plan before a crisis or life changing event occurs,” says Collin Tierney, Executive Director, at Bryn Mawr Terrace in Bryn Mawr, PA. “And because of that, experts in elder law and financial planning say it’s important to start planning for the future now so you’ll always be in control, no matter what happens. This includes planning for any future needs for long-term care.”

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