Fall Prevention for the Elderly at Home

fall prevention for the elderly at homeFall prevention for the elderly at home is possible and a necessity of our lives.  One of the things most of us fear most is a fall.  A broken hip can severely interfere with our independence, and we definitely don’t want our independence compromised in any way.

Walk through your house.  Do you see any scatter rugs that need to be removed?  Do it now.  
Look for loose cords hanging in places that might cause you to trip.  How about edges of bedspreads or curtains?  Look for anything that drags on the floor.  

 

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Top Computer Accessories for Seniors

Computer accessories for seniors help to level the playing field for those of us with aging vision.  From large print keyboards to screen magnifiers, we can make our computers more senior-friendly.

How Do I Make My Screen Bigger?

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How Seniors Make Money from Home Online

Do you want to know how seniors make money from home on line?    We all work on line and we are all most definitely seniors.  If you have sisters, I hope you have as much fun as we do! Separated by miles, we are in touch via the internet, instant messaging, e-mail and the telephone! Let me introduce us!

We were a family of four children. Each one of us four years apart. Our father worked in an accounting job in a textile mill, so obviously he was planning for college days in the future! 🙂How seniors make money at home

Our baby brother and our parents died years ago. But the 3 of us have survived. And here we are — on the internet! Now who on earth could have dreamed such a thing in 1953? Continue reading

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Adorable Valentine Outfits for Baby

These Valentine outfits for baby are just too cute not to share.  I know many of you readers have new grandbabies this year, and are just waiting to pick that perfect baby valentine outfitValentines gifts.   Baby boys and baby girls will be dressed out in finery for this celebration of love.  I can just imagine the photographs that will be shared through the mail, email and yes, Facebook. Continue reading

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Use a Vibrating Wrist Alarm Clock

Use A Vibrating Wrist Alarm Clock Wrist Watch – When Quiet is a Necessity

A vibrating wrist alarm watch is a very helpful product for people who are hearing impaired. But the hearing impaired are not the only ones who will find these quiet alarm watches helpful.  Vibrating alarm watches keep you on schedule without irritating sounds.

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Women and Tutus – A Tutu Party!

women and tutusWomen and tutus can be a hilarious combination! My friend, Margie and I, decided one weekend to make ourselves a tutu. Have you ever worn a tutu? Well, we had not. We are senior women now, and we deserved a chance to wear a tutu. The next day, my daughter came by to take our photo in our tutus. We just thought it would be funny! Continue reading

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The Amazon Echo for Christmas Gifts This Year

Are you considering the Amazon Echo for Christmas this year?   The Amazon Echo is a fun gadget and a great gift choice for just about everybody on your list.
Amazon EchoThe Amazon Echo is one of the handiest gadgets we have ever purchased. We are not very techie folks, and we are both senior citizens. In fact, my husband is legally blind.
We use the Amazon every day for music. We like all the old music from the 1950s and 1960s. Music is never ending on the Echo – and is received from Amazon Prime, Pandora and Iheartradio. All we have to do is ask. For old fogies like us, the Amazon Echo is a musical miracle.

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