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Franklin Park Offers Seasonal Maintenance

Posted by Franklin Park on Oct 15, 2018 8:00:00 AM

Having aging parents who still live at home can pose certain risks. You may start worrying that housework and landscaping are becoming too much for your older loved one(s), and seasonal home maintenance can be dangerous for those without secure balance and strength. Fortunately, senior services are available if these concerns begin bubbling up.

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Topics: Franklin Park Communities, Aging, Safety

Internet Safety Tips for Seniors

Posted by Franklin Park on Sep 1, 2018 8:00:00 AM

Has your older loved one recently gotten more involved with online social media? As stated in 5 Reasons Your Parents Should Be On Social Media, it can be a great thing that they have been showing more interest in the internet. This helps mom or dad improve their social life and build a universal sense of community. Unfortunately, there is a downside. If your parent is spending more time on the internet, they could be increasing their chances of identity theft or being scammed. That is why we have created the internet safety tips for seniors.

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Topics: Senior Living, Safety

7 Tips for Summer Safety for Seniors

Posted by Franklin Park on Jun 1, 2017 7:00:00 AM

While summertime often means fun in the sun, and beautiful warm weather, it is not without its share of dangers for the senior population. Let’s look at some tips on how to beat the Texas heat and make sure you stay safe throughout this summer!

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Topics: Safety, Seasons

15 Signs Your Parents Need Assistance

Posted by Franklin Park on Jan 15, 2017 7:30:00 AM

 

During the holiday season, many families spend extended time together – often gathering at a parents’ home to celebrate. It’s a time of families coming together, experiencing joy and celebration, but it's also during this season that it is common to notice changes taking place with your parents. Maybe the house is not as clean as it used to be, or the refrigerator is full of expired food. These are just a couple of signs that it may be time to explore senior living options with your loved one, such as assisted living.

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Topics: Family, Safety

4 Tips on Helping Seniors Avoid Scams

Posted by Franklin Park on Sep 1, 2016 9:00:00 AM

 

We’ve all had a time in our life where we’ve been gullible. Maybe it’s someone you trust telling you something that didn’t end up being true, or maybe you were just in a hurry and didn’t have the time or attention to devote to exploring the matter further. Most situations where this happens are harmless and other times it results in being scammed.

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Topics: Safety

A Guide to Senior Summer Safety

Posted by Franklin Park on Aug 2, 2016 12:44:41 PM

Most people think summertime is filled with warm weather, sunshine and relaxation. It provides most with the opportunity to be outside and enjoy time with loved ones doing a variety of activities. For the elderly, however, those same appealing pastimes can be dangerous when seniors and their caregivers do not take the proper precautions.  

 

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Topics: Senior Living, Safety, Seasons

  

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