Fall Prevention Week

Guest Author: Becca Casebolt This week is fall prevention week.   Fall prevention week is meant to increase awareness about falling and injury prevention in older adults.  Caregivers can play a large role in fall prevention for their older care recipients.  Falls are the leading cause of fatal and nonfatal injuries among adults 65 and older. … Continue reading Fall Prevention Week

Caring for People With Mental Health Disorders

Mental illness is becoming more prominent in our communities. The National Alliance of Mental Illness reports nearly 50 million Americans experience a serious mental health condition every year. That’s 1 in 5 adults. Serious mental health conditions are: Eating Disorders Bipolar Disorder Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Major Depression Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Severe Anxiety Disorder Some … Continue reading Caring for People With Mental Health Disorders