Welcome to the September edition of Wisdom with Age, designed to educate and inspire.

Simple Steps to Increase Senior Safety at Home and Away from Home

With a growing number of older adults living independently, it is increasingly important to make sure that they are safe and comfortable in their own homes. By becoming aware of potential dangers, you can better prepare in case of an emergency, prevent accidents and ensure that seniors are safe and healthy.

If you are an older adult living on your own, or are caring for an older person living alone, follow these tips to increase safety at home and away from home.

How to Prevent Common Home Accidents for Seniors

One way to improve the quality of life for older adults is to make homes safer and less prone to cause accidents. Check out the most common home accidents among seniors and how to prevent them.

Medication Therapy Management: A Little-Known Way to Manage Your Meds

Medication Therapy Management (MTM) is a service provided by pharmacists that work closely with you and your doctors to solve any problems related to your medicines and to help you get the best results from taking them. Find out if you qualify for MTM services.

Tips for Creating a Senior-Friendly Bathroom

As you or a loved one ages, home improvements may become necessary to focus on safety and functionality. One area often in need of safety upgrades is the bathroom. Follow these tips to prevent unnecessary danger and create a senior-friendly bathroom.

Knowing When It's Time to Stop Driving

Permanently "hanging up" the car keys is often one of the most difficult transitions in an older adult's life. Still, when safety is at stake - either an older adult's or that of other people on the road - there is no room for hesitation. Here are some signs that you (or a loved one) may be having driving difficulties.

The 5 Senses of Senior Home Safety

As we age, our senses tend to decline, making it more difficult to go about our everyday routines. As such, changes should be reflected in changes to your loved one's home to make the home safer.

Safety Tips for Those Living with Alzheimer's

If your loved one has Alzheimer's disease, it's normal to have concerns about their safety. You should also consider your own safety, because sometimes the behavior of those with Alzheimer's disease can be unpredictable. Here are some safety tips to protect yourself and your loved one.