Easy Ways to Prevent Slip and Fall Injuries

Easy Ways to Prevent Slip and Fall Injuries

The National Safety Council reports that falls are responsible for almost 9 million emergency room visits annually. Adults aged 65 and older are more prone to injury or death following a slip and fall. In 2009 alone, falls resulted in over 25,000 fatalities. The...
Five Ways To Prevent and Detect Elder Abuse

Five Ways To Prevent and Detect Elder Abuse

According to the Idaho Commission on Aging, every year, about 2.1 million Americans become victims of elder abuse. Unfortunately, for every reported case, some experts believe that five cases go unreported. The Idaho Commission on Aging defines abuse as “intentional...
Wildlife Poses Car Accident Risk

Wildlife Poses Car Accident Risk

According to KDLT news, a 17-year old was killed over the weekend when he swerved to avoid an animal in the road. He was ejected from his vehicle and died in the hospital.   In some cases, tragedies like this cannot be avoided. Animals, like elk, can be very difficult...