Fall-Proofing Your Home

Sep 03, 2019
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, millions of older people, 65 and older, fall each year. More than one in four older people fall each year, but less than half tell their doctor. Six out of every...

Recovering From a Fall

Sep 03, 2019
What to do after a fall One out of five falls causes a serious injury such as a broken bone or a head injury. According to the National Council on Aging, falls are the leading cause of fatal and non-fatal injuries for older...

Starting Your Estate Planning?

Aug 16, 2019
What is estate planning? To answer this we need to first explain what an estate is. Your estate is everything you own — house, car, real estate, furniture, savings accounts, etc. Everyone has an estate, the only difference...

Know your rights

Jul 11, 2019
Whether it's Medicare, nursing home or even consumer rights, seniors have a voice too. If you have concerns, learn where to find the help you need. Nursing Home Compare Filing a complaint with Ohio Department of Health...

Modifying Your Home for Senior Safety

Jul 11, 2019
As people age their homes need to change as well. Stairs become harder to use. Slips and falls become more dangerous. Safety is the number one concern. Below are a list of items that will help make your home safer for you...

The Getting Wiser Summit County Resource Guide

May 28, 2019
I am pleased to provide this Summit County community resource guide to you and your family. It was created to help seniors, family members and caregivers gain easy access to critical information for safe and healthy aging. ...