Category Archives: Senior Health Care Tips

Losing Hand Dexterity – Rethinking the Button

Are You Experiencing Difficulty Dressing? Losing dexterity in the hands can make fine motions like working buttons incredibly challenging or painful for some seniors.  Adaptive clothing manufacturers work around this challenge in a number of ways: Many adaptive shirts replace traditional buttons with magnet-backed buttons.  While looking like a traditional… read more

Park Slope Senior Program Sees Fall Prevention As “A Matter of Balance”

Avoiding Injuries from Household Falls It’s a well-known fact that injuries resulting from household falls can have a major impact on the long term health of an older adult.  A recent study found that nearly 70 percent of household falls resulted in injury, a quarter of falls led to hospitalization,… read more