Category: Senior Injuries

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Do Public Guardianships Help the Elderly?

Public guardians are guardians of last resort - that's the most important thing to understand about them. It all starts when a person is deemed to lack capacity. Legally, the court will determine if that person lacks capacity. If that person has no responsible, willing, or appropriate person to m [...]

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How To Prevent Guardianships

Preventing guardianships is very important to our senior and elderly communities. Seniors should avoid the ever-increasing threat of winding up in one of these guardianships during their lifetime. The reason why prevention of guardianship is so vital is related to the reality that getting out of [...]

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Why Do People with Alzheimer’s Have Higher Risk of Falls?

Are you aware of the relationship between Alzheimer's disease and falling? About one-third of older people over the age of 65 will fall four times per year. For people with Alzheimer's disease, the percentage of falls increases by 50%. The most significant risk for falling is cognitive problems; mai [...]

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Strokes and Sauna Use For Seniors

As we age, our immune system gets weaker, and we become much more susceptible to health problems. Did you know that strokes are the fourth leading cause of death in the United States? It causes more significant long-term disability than any other disease, and older people are at higher risk for stro [...]

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Why Professional Guardians Are NOT Protecting The Senior Community

There's a massive problem in our senior community, and it has to do with professional guardians. These professional guardians are not related to seniors and elderly individuals; these professional guardians attempt to get guardianship over a senior and do so relatively quickly and with no pushback f [...]

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The Four Elements of a Medical Malpractice Case

Here is a disturbing statistic: medical errors are the third leading cause of death in the United States. You heard that right; it is right up there with heart disease and cancer. A recent study done by Johns Hopkins medical experts revealed that over 250,000 individuals in the United States died du [...]