Blog: Safety

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Tips for preventing falls in your home

A lot of older adults know that their environment can affect their health physically, but many may not realize that a comfortable and attractive home can also help reduce stress. In fact, home design and home safety can go hand-in-hand, especially when it comes to creating a senior-friendly space, to promote overall well-being as you…

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7 Reasons Yoga Can Benefit Seniors

September is National Yoga month, making it a great time to incorporate this form of exercise as a part of your healthy lifestyle. If images of participants twisted into human pretzels have you feeling a little hesitant, don’t worry. Yoga can be modified to be safe and comfortable for anyone. You can even perform some poses in a chair!

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Winter Safety Tips for Seniors

Winter is a beautiful time of year. With the holidays, it is one of the most cherished. But, the winter season is not without its own unique risks. For seniors, winter can be an especially dangerous time of year if they are not careful. At Davis Community assisted living in Wilmington NC, we take winter…

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Christmas Safety Tips for Seniors

Now that Thanksgiving is past us, Christmas will be here before you know it. This means that homes will soon be adorned with all manner of holiday decorations, inside and out. But, along with all of that beauty and magic comes some serious risks for seniors. Here are some helpful tips for keeping your home…

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Tips for Using a Walker

For many seniors using a walker can be emotionally challenging because they often view the aid as a physical representation of their loss of strength, balance, and mobility. There can also be some physical challenges as well, because it can take some time for a senior to get used to walking with a walker. But,…

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