...Study How to Prevent an Injury with the Proper Lifting Techniques. Especially Now that You, or a Loved One, are in the "Twilight Years".
Our seniors and most believe they know how to lift an object properly and think they are doing it safely. After getting a back injury from lifting they will comment "but I even bent my knees". Yes, bending ones knees is one of the best practices and there are more.
When I'm Sixty-Four: The song is sung by a young man to his lover, and is about his plans of growing old together with her. Although the theme is ageing, it was one of the first songs McCartney wrote, when he was 16. It was in the Beatles' setlist early on at the Cavern club, but was tucked away until Paul's father turned 64 according to George Martin (their legendary producer) when the Fab Four group was recording the album Sgt. Pepper. Internet/Wikipedia
Fast forward to June 2017 the world is celebrating this event with a re-release of Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band. The boxed set has been remixed and presented with additional session recordings, and it is the first Beatles' album to be remixed and expanded since the 2003. To create the new stereo and 5.1 surround audio mixes for ‘Sgt. Pepper,’ producer Giles Martin (son of George) worked with audio restoration specialists at Abbey Road Studios in London. This Anniversary edition includes Martin’s new stereo mix incorporating the original four-track session tapes. Credit: The Beatles website.
The When I'm Sixty-Four track off of Sgt. Pepper is significant with today's aging awareness especially during the National Safety month of June. "Will you still need me, will you still feed me", "You'll be older too", "Doing the garden, digging the weeds", "We shall scrimp and save", and "grandchildren on your knee" are all still important to our seniors wellness in the 21st Century by helping them stay safe and secure.
Golden Horizons Elder Care Services, Inc. can assist in making this happen. Our in-home care provides and companions are professional about the lives and livelihood of our silver haired friends. So "Give me your answer, fill in a form" and schedule an appointment when "You are 64" before or after. BTW: When George Martin turned 64 in January 1990, Paul McCartney sent him a birthday greeting and a bottle of wine. As reported by Rolling Stone Magazine.
Some interesting stories in the latest publication from Today's Caregiver. Including these questions...
June 1 started the beginning of hurricane season. Click/Tap on the graphic to review important information provided by the Connecticut Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection (DESPP), Connecticut Department of Public Health (DPH), and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for your safety. "Let's Stay Safe Our There". Hill Street Blues TV Show
Join Golden Horizons Elder Care Services and the National Safety Council with thousands of other organizations in the U.S.A. as we work to raise awareness of what it takes to "Let's Be Safe Out There" during the month of June 2017. The National Safety Month focuses on reducing leading causes of injury or sadly even death. The NSC's website provides facts, tips and procedures to keep seniors safe at work, on the road, and in our home communities. Special emphasis is given on targeting those susceptible to falling down. These procedures may even keep their fine china from accidentally breaking into a thousand pieces.
The National Council on Aging's website lists 6 steps to reducing falls. Click/Tap on "Read More" to review a quick reference list.
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Golden Horizons Elder Care Services are registered with the State of CT as a Homemaker-Companion Agency. The well-being of the aging is their primary purpose. Your loved ones are in caring hands with Golden Horizons. Golden Horizons' offices are located in Old Saybrook, and Groton, Connecticut, USA.