Halloween is upon us, and that means that kids, youth and even adults everywhere are getting ready for a spooky good time. If you’re a senior citizen, you might be going out to a Halloween party or staying at home and giving candy to trick or treaters. Whatever you might be planning to do, here are some Halloween tips for seniors from Close to Home that can help keep your home safe on All Hallows Eve. Read More
This weekend, Canadians celebrate thanksgiving. We all have a lot to be thankful for in this country, from the food we share to the freedoms we have to the places we make home. As millions of people across the country go to visit their families, friends and loved ones, all of us at Close to Home Health and Safety want to wish you a wonderful and safe weekend. Great memories are made when people come together to celebrate their blessings, and those memories can be even better when they are made in a familiar family home. That’s why Close to Home is proud to provide affordable home monitoring and safety services that allow seniors to live in their own homes for longer. With Close to Home, you or your loved one’s home can stay a safe and comfortable place to celebrate the holidays.
One of the biggest dangers for people over the age of 65 is falling. However, getting older doesn’t mean you have to lose your ability to balance entirely — it just means you have to work on it a little more with regular exercise. Here are some ways you can work out to prevent falls, as well as why it is important. Read More