This past Tuesday, December 13th, was a landmark day for Trusted Senior Specialists (TSS) and its Houston Senior Outreach program, capping off an award-winning year for our nationwide Medicare, Health, and Life insurance agency. Mr. Ed Kelly, Senior Coordinator for Texas State Representative Dr. Alma A. Allen’s office, visited TSS headquarters that historic afternoon, during our annual Winter Wonderland Luncheon for staff, local agents, and esteemed industry guests.
During these hot days of summer, even very healthy people risk dehydration. The main thing to remember is that people shouldn’t wait until they feel thirsty to drink when spending time in the heat. Of course, dehydration is an even more serious risk for many people who are vulnerable because they are very young, suffer from an acute or chronic illness, or because they are elderly. .This means that senior citizens and caretakers may need to take care to prevent dehydration in the elderly.
As people age, physical, mental, and vision changes might make falls more likely. Some medications may even make it harder to balance. The problem is serious enough that falls are the main source of injury with elderly people. If you or somebody that you care fall is at risk of falling, consider some sensible prevention strategies.