Author:  Tom Zeiser, PT, DPT, CSCS, CKTP Staying active while we age is important, and the outdoors offer ample opportunities to exercise, socialize and more. To make the most of your time outdoors, take the following precautions to avoid outdoor fall risks, like uneven, cracked or difficult walking surfaces: Use knee pads and kneel while…

Safety for Senior Drivers by Good Shepherd Although you can become a legal driver at age 16, there is not a designated age at which your driving privileges must end. It’s difficult to decide when to stop driving, because we all age differently and may encounter medical issues that will impact our function. Factors that…

The New Year gets us thinking about things we would like to accomplish and ways to get more organized. Assisting senior parents or a loved one in gathering and organizing vital personal documents is a New Year’s Resolution that is certain to pay dividends in the future.  Waiting for a medical or financial crisis to hunt…

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