Remember: Hot Cars are Dangerous for Seniors

I recently talked with a friend whose mother (I’ll call her Betty) has dementia and lives in a senior housing facility. One of Betty’s paid caregivers took her out one morning last week. By the time they returned to the facility, temperatures were in the high 80s with...

Walk on the Safe Side not the Wild Side

Mom often walks the trail around her town’s park. She was comfortable doing this alone until a large dog on a leash pulled away from its owner and charged her, almost knocking her down. This made me think about other potential hazards facing those of our loved ones...