Safety for Seniors

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Safety for Seniors
by Denise I. Falardeau When youre young and healthy, you dont always recognize the ways in which basic needs and abilities can change with age. Seemingly simple tasks like getting in and out of a bathtub or handling a cup of hot coffee can become difficult or even risky as we get older. If youre caring for an elderly loved on and want to approach your care-giving role without impinging on his or her independence and dignity, Safety for Seniors eliminates the guesswork. Denise I. Falardeau provides a clear-cut and succinct overview of the many details that need to be addressed in terms of household organization, health care, nutrition, and safety. Moving from room to room throughout the house, she offers tips on furniture arrangement, lighting, mobility issues, and so much more. Written from a Christian perspective and emphasizing Christs presence, guidance, and comfort, Safety for Seniors is an information-filled source of help for those who need it. ABOUT THE AUTHOR Denise I. Falardeau holds a Bachelors Degree in Sociology from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst and earned graduate credits in counseling from Westfield State College. She enjoys prayer and meditation, reading, cooking, and serving and helping others, especially seniors, in her church community and neighborhood. This is her first published book. (2006, paperback, 46 pages)