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How Seniors Can Exercise at Home with Help from In-Home Caregivers

A body at rest remains at rest. If physical activity and exercise haven’t been an ongoing part of a senior’s daily routine, those ingrained habits must be overcome before everyday activity can become a part of that person’s life. With the help of a professional caregiver, like those at Hillendale Home Care, older adults can [...]
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Home Safety Devices that Help Prevent Falls in the Home

Falls among the elderly can have devastating effects, many times resulting in a chain reaction of health complications. In our last blog, we noted some home modifications that families can make in order to make the home safer for older loved ones. In addition to those home modifications, there are a number of products on [...]
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Hillendale Home Care’s Anti-Tumble Tips for Senior Homes

We don’t often think of the rug in the living room or the cord for the lamp as a hazard, but for older adults with limited mobility, small things like these can cause potentially dangerous falls. More than 90 percent of hip fractures occur as a result of falls in the home, with most of [...]
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Elderly Care Alamo CA – Reducing Fall Risks

The statistics for falls experienced by seniors age 65 and over are alarming. Falling is a major concern for this age group and in fact one in every 3 adults in this category falls each year, resulting in injuries which are classified moderate to severe. These falls can lead to hip fractures, head trauma, hospitalization [...]
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Pancakes in the Park for Fall Prevention - Pleasant Hill CA

Hillendale Home Care will be sponsoring Pancakes in the Park for Fall Prevention on September 8, 2013.  Join us for a delicious pancake breakfast and help Meals on Wheels supply walkers, wheel chairs, grab bars and other safety equipment to those who need assistance getting around. We look forward to seeing you there! For more [...]
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