Tuesday, November 15, 2016

6 Tips to Keep Your Loved One Safe at Home!

Are you worried about your parent’s safety?

Does your parent suffer from any medical conditions where safety is a major concern for their well-being?

Are you looking for ways to improve their safety at home?
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According to A Place For Mom, there are some simple areas to focus on to make your home safer for your elderly parent, like:
1.    Let the light in-Install motion sensor lighting throughout their home where extra light is needed.
2.    Easy access to doors and window for seniors with arthritis-A lever style door handle may be easier to use than a round one.
3.    Restrict access to doors, windows and dangerous zone for seniors with dementia-child-locks and other child proofing products work well for this purpose.
4.    Assist with mobility- Remove tripping hazards like rugs (and if you have small children, keep the ground as toy-free as possible or establish a senior-free toy zone.)
5.    Make it easy to call for help-Consider using a call-assist service or personal emergency response system like Life Alert that your parent can wear around their neck or wrist and push a button should they need help.
6.    Use at-home safety devices- There are a number of different products out there designed to keep seniors safe like Pocketfinder GPS, GrandCare Systems, Impactactive Hip Protectors, etc.

Hillside Terrace Retirement Community offers senior living services in Ann Arbor and the surrounding areas. Trust is an important factor when placing your family member under someone else’s care. We can help your family create peace of mind. When you’re at home, you’ll know your loved one is taken care of and in good hands. Hillside Terrace – “Where our family shares life with your family!”

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3 Ways Seniors Can Save Money Right Now!

Want to save money?

Are you strapped for cash?

Are you looking for ways to save money right now?
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According to SeniorLiving.org, these are a few great ways you can start saving:
1.    Get rid of cable TV- Try Netflix, Hulu or Amazon instead!
2.    Drop your land line for a cell phone- You’ll save money and stop those annoying sales calls for good!
3.    Save money on car insurance- It’s important to shop around. You may be paying too much or holding onto coverage you don’t need anymore.

Senior Living Services in Ann Arbor: Make Hillside Terrace Your Home Away From Home!


If you’re still looking to save money in other areas like home expenses and upkeep, senior living may be a great option! Our "Aging by Choice" philosophy allows a flexibility of options for our residents and their families; you choose what is best for you, and we make it possible. We’re confident in our ability to provide the best quality of care, the security, and the family atmosphere that you’re seeking! We warmly invite you to see the difference we can make when your family shares life with our family. Schedule a tour of Hillside Terrace today– we provide senior living services in Ann Arbor.