Archive for January 23, 2018
Many injuries for the elderly happen in their own homes. These falls happen so often that there are more than 2 million visits to the emergency room each year due to falls. Certain rooms are more dangerous than others. Bathroom safety is important to prevent falls and keep the elderly safe. More than 235,000 people experience injuries in the bathroom each year according to the CDC. Making handicap adjustments, including a handicap seat for adults, bathroom grab bars, and other handicap bathroom requirements helps keep the elderly safe while they get to remain in their own home. Continue Reading No Comments
More than half of the adult U.S. population surveyed over age 50 agree that a smile is the one physical feature that stays the most attractive as we age, according to a survey by the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry. But keeping your smile intact takes hard work, dedication, and regular trips to the dentist. With the growing rates of untreated cavities in the United States, it’s not surprising that tooth decay is 20 times more common than diabetes and five times more common than childhood asthma, and at its worst, can lead to the need for tooth extraction. Here are just a few other reasons you may need to undergo a tooth extraction procedure.
In some cases, teeth grow in odd