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  • Each year, one in every three adults age 65 and older falls.1Falls can cause moderate to severe injuries, such as hip fractures and head traumas, and can increase the risk of early death.

  • If you’re like many other caregivers, you’re feeling pressured by the demands of doing everything at once—caring for your elderly relative at the same time you’re trying to raise your young childre

  • Hospice should not be a scary word, but it is. People hear the word hospice, and immediately think that death is knocking on the door and the end is near.

  • As with any job" caring for someone else will involve all of the management skills that you can muster.

  • CPR (cardiopulmonary resuscitation) is a first-aid" life-saving technique that can revive someone whose heart and/or lungs have stopped working.

  • Falls are the leading cause of preventable death in the home. The elderly are most at risk, but babies and preschoolers are close behind them in death and injury statistics.

  • “After walking on a treadmill at the local community center, I knew I'd be happier outside.