Coastal Caretakers Blog

Predicting the seemingly unpredictable…

It’s true that weather patterns are unpredictable to a degree, but it’s a certainty that hurricane season begins in June and lasts through November. Despite the fixedness of specific seasons, Coastal Caretakers still understands that not everyone has a precise...

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Is the Exterior Safe?

In a previous blog, I talked about the importance of utilizing Coastal Caretakers to help your senior loved ones prevent falls. So often, not only are falls the number one cause of injury among elders inside the home, the same can be the case for the outside, too! No...

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The Importance of Home Safety Checks

It is a fact that falls are the number one injury by the elderly. Hip fracture is the most common problem associated with falling and the costs for the US are somewhere between $75 and $100 billion of direct and indirect related expenditures. In order to prevent these...

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Why Coastal Caretakers

As the senior population continues to grow, the question of how they can remain comfortably at home remains unanswered by the culture at large. However, Coastal Caretakers has found a unique way of ensuring that this demographic has its needs met by offering quality...

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Why are elderly home and safety checks important?

In a given year, one in three elderly people experience a debilitating fall. Often times many fall victims don’t tell anyone, sometimes not even their doctors, which can lead to ongoing, even fatal, health concerns. If you have an aging parent, spouse, or loved one,...

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What is Aging-in-Place?

It is estimated that every day, 10,000 people in America turn 65. Extend that over the course of a year and nearly 3.65 million people approach the age of retirement every year. That means that many more seniors – and their families – are making important choices...

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Senior Lighting

As we get older, nothing is more frustrating than not being able to see as well as we used to. An eye examination and new glasses can be a big help, but proper lighting is just as critical. When seniors continue living in their own homes, lighting is going to become...

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