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How to Prevent Falls in the Winter

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Dear Victoria, My mother tries to live as independently as possible, going grocery shopping and visiting girlfriends or going to get her hair done. However, she has begun experiencing mobility issues, and I am concerned about her walking in icy

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The Vern & Lois Boersma Cottage, Leading Holland in Specialized Senior Living

Resthaven's Vern & Lois Boersma Cottage is a Green House Project residence. This is a successful and innovative approach to providing the best possible care for seniors. If you would like to learn more about the Green House Project, see

Tips to Improve Balance and Prevent Falls

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My mother still lives in her own home but is becoming more fragile. It appears that she is having difficulty with her balance. Lately, I have noticed bruising on two separate occasions and she then mentioned that she had tripped

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Making the Best of Short-Term Rehabilitation

My mother is scheduled for surgery at the middle of next month. She has a degenerative knee disorder and is showing signs of forgetfulness. My husband and I realize that we cannot give her the care that she needs for