Safety

Safety in the Home for Seniors

By Andrew J Allen, DC ~ As the seasons change and the holidays approach, now is an ideal time to reassess home safety for the senior population.  One of the most significant concerns, and most preventable issues pertaining to our seniors is the risk of falls. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) states […]

Oregon State University part of $20M effort to develop AI to help elderly live at home

CORVALLIS, Ore. – A team of researchers including Oregon State University’s Kagan Tumer, director of the Collaborative Robotics and Intelligent Systems Institute, has received a five-year, $20 million grant from the National Science foundation to build intelligent systems that help people as they grow old.

How to Prevent Falls in the Home

By Lisa Cini, ASID, IIDA ~ If you are a senior, falling is a common problem and leads to a loss of independence, hospitalization, lack of confidence, and in some cases death. Each year in the USA one in four people over 65 years old experiences a fall. Avoiding falls in the first place is a vital […]