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A Few Things Seniors Wished Their Adult Children Knew

As people age, others tend to believe that they slow down and revert to the innocence of childhood and are somehow less cognitively aware. The general population tends to regard the elderly the same way they regard toddlers or young children — simplifying conversations, speaking slowly, and modifying activities to be more appropriate. However, it’s… read more

Recognized With Caring Stars Service Excellence Award

  At Angels on Call Homecare, we strive to provide high-quality care to New York’s most vulnerable residents — those who need a little extra help at home. From providing basic housekeeping services to full-time live-in medical care, our angels offer help where it is needed most — at your home. While compassionate care is… read more

How to Prevent In-Home Falls, Part 2

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Fall statistics for the aging population are not pleasant to read. One-fourth of seniors who fracture a hip when they fall will die within six months of that injury. Two-thirds of seniors who fall will do so again within six months. And, many seniors who fall may lose the ability to stay home, which can… read more

How to Prevent In-Home Falls, Part 1

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Falling is one of the most dangerous hazards as we age. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 9,500 deaths are caused every year by falls in older Americans. Falls can cause not only severe injuries, but also can cost you a lot of money in medical care and rehabilitative needs. Angels… read more

5 Things That Contribute to In-Home Falls

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Most of us know that falling is a common problem as we age and can lead to many injuries and hospitalizations. In fact, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, one in four Americans over the age of 65 fall every year; falls are the leading cause of fatalities and the most… read more