This is the second blog post in a series about Falls Risk Reduction. Friends Life Care provides you with a list of important things to watch out for when you leave your home and go walking.
Tips to keep in mind when walking outdoors
1. First and foremost, look after yourself – exercise at least 30 minutes a day most days of the week, eat right, have routine eye and ear examinations and take medications exactly as prescribed.
2. Always wear comfortable, well-fitting walking shoes or boots, with low heels and firm soles.
3. Carry as little as possible. Take advantage …
Meet the Friends Life Care Team!
Friends Life Care is the largest and oldest long-term care provider of its kind — but none of it could be possible without our dedicated employees working every day to make it happen. This “Meet the Team” blog series will spotlight different members of our amazing staff. Today, we are getting to know our Associate Director of Care Coordination & Provider Relations, Kate Roberts, MSW, LSW.
Kate Roberts has 20 years of experience working in the non-profit sector. She has spent over a decade advancing the psycho-social need…
Having a plan in place for the future you want is definitely something important to do. If you have chosen Friends Life Care membership, then you have already taken this important step. If you are are still thinking about how to make your dreams for retirement a reality, then click on the arrow to watch this short video and learn more.
Why? Because nearly seventy percent of adults over sixty-five require some form of long-term care.
The costs are astronomical. Not to mention the emotional drain caring for a loved one causes family members. That’s why Friends Life Ca…
Is your home accessible enough to support you through your aging process?
Home accessibility is a recent trend that is gaining popularity among those looking to purchase or remodel a home. The American Institute of Architects (AIA) surveyed residential architects and found two-thirds of respondents said in-home accessibility features, like wider hallways, fewer steps, ramps, etc., are the most popular new trend with their customers. While it’s a new concept to many, Friends Life Care has been chartering this territory for its members for quite some time.
The concept o…
Meet Friends Life Care members, Mary Ann and Richard Morse. They have shared their creative and adventurous life story with us so we can share it with you! From successful careers, around the world travel and love of live theater to music, photography, volunteering and family — they certainly are living the VigR philosophy of vitality, independence, growth and resilience every day.
View their story by clicking here: