International Day of Older Persons is celebrated annually on 1 October, aiming to increase awareness of the rights, dignity, diversity, and contribution that older persons bring to society. This particular day has been designated a public holiday in many countries. This year’s events may include speeches about age-friendly policy changes and presentations highlighting recent developments in technology for older people. Countries have been encouraged to celebrate this day with various events organized by the government, NGOs, and the private sector. Some countries have taken advantage of the International Day of Older Persons by making the necessary arrangements for inclusive policies and opportunities for older persons. Read more
In the U.S., more than 5 million adults over 65 suffer from vertigo or balance disorder. These disorders can lead to severe consequences like falls, broken bones, and other injuries, as well as an increased risk of falling. To this end, many healthcare providers, community centers, and private organizations host awareness events on Falls Protection Awareness Day. This day is observed annually on the last Wednesday in September to educate about the risks of falling and ways to prevent falls. It was initiated by the National Council on Aging (NCOA) in 2012 and has since spread to several states, with various activities planned each year. Read more
Homeowner’s insurance doesn’t always cover damage covered by stucco defects. Insurance won’t always cover stucco damage because they might put the liability with the contractor that improperly installed it, who will then ask insurance to cover their work. When this happens, you end up in a complicated back-and-forth while your home has damage that needs to be repaired. What are you to do? Let’s review just that. Read more
Whatever the cause of your accident, you will likely have some injury from it. The nature of those injuries will depend on various factors, including the speed and force of impact, your body positioning at the time of impact, and the protective equipment you were wearing. The following information will help you understand the different types of car accident injuries.
Every year, more than 40 million people move to the United States. The peak moving season is usually between April and September when rental truck accidents happen most. Because of these high moving rates, movers and rental trucks are in high demand. Whether you’re moving or just navigating the roads this summer – here are some thoughts to keep in mind this moving season.
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