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How to give doctors more details

Sometimes, it feels like doctors don't want you to give them any more details. They just ask you questions that can be answered with a simple yes or no, when you really want to talk about how something happened or why it happened. Below are some tips to break through and provide more information.

Spotting Elder Abuse

For many elderly people, the need for in-home care or relocation to a nursing home arises because of an accident or injury. The older we get, the more likely we are to suffer injury in a slip and fall or other domestic accident. The fact that injuries are more common for older people makes spotting situations of elder abuse difficult. It is important to know what to look for when visiting with elderly loved ones to make sure they are being cared for properly.

What tech can help avoid accidents?

Technology on cars is always getting better, but that doesn't just mean it's easier to stream your favorite music or put a movie on in the back seat for the kids. A lot of tech advancements can actually help to prevent accidents, including the following:

Deadly Car Crashes And Summer Break

June has arrived. For many teens, school is letting out. Many new drivers will be hitting the roads, some for the first time. The increased freedom for young drivers brings with it a rise in deadly car accidents. The AAA has labeled the time between Memorial Day and the start of the next school year the "100 deadliest days." During this time, roughly 1,000 people will die in fatal car accidents involving teen drivers.

Addressing Common Workplace Dangers

Some jobs are more dangerous than others. While the nature of the work certainly has something to do with the likelihood of injury, there are certain hazards that can and should be managed by employers. Well-known safety hazards require higher levels of care in terms of safety equipment and training. Employers and employees looking to minimize the risk of an accident should be aware of the common hazards that contribute to workplace injuries.

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