Tools & Tips for Senior & Elderly Safety
Expert resources and tools for senior safety
Education is an important component to living a healthy and safe lifestyle. That’s why Lifeline produces a variety of publications with up-to-date health and safety information. Get the advice and support you need from our expert resources and tools. Whether you are a Lifeline Subscriber, caregiver, or a healthcare professional – there is something for everyone.
Falls: Reducing Home Hazards
Use this fall prevention checklist to make your home as safe as possible.
How to Get up From a Fall
Learn how to safely recover after you’ve fallen by following these simple steps.
How to Create a Safer Home
Use this room-by-room guide to eliminate the most causes of falls.
Failing to take the proper medication at the right time accounts for 25% of all hospital admissions for those 65 and older.
Mistakes in dosage or forgetting to take the medication every now and then can result in a hospital re-admission or even admission to a nursing home. By taking medications as prescribed, you can improve your health, well-being and ability to live independently.
Symptoms stemming from heart conditions can increase your risk of falling.
Heart conditions have symptoms that can leave you feeling unwell and unsteady, including muscle weakness and fatigue, lightheadedness, dizziness, shortness of breath, nausea, swelling of the legs, ankles and feet, and even fainting.