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Insights from The Orlando Senior Help Desk Housekeeping

While most seniors prefer to stay in their own homes as long as possible, official records show that home injuries are the biggest reason for adult hospitalization, especially for women. These staggering numbers are contributed to by household chores such as cooking, tinkering and cleaning. It goes without saying that the elderly are a bigger risk because of their frail health. One fall could be fatal for them, which is why they should be extra careful when doing chores. Hiring a home companion may be the solution. Home care agencies offer light housekeeping and meal preparation.



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