Outreach Nurse Services for Older Adults
Skilled Registered Nurses are available to visit with senior adults one-on-one in their home and provide physical and social assessments as well as education and counseling on senior needs.
- Physical/social assessments
- Counseling on health conditions, home safety, community resources and caregiver support
- Nurses monitor:
- Health conditions such as COPD, diabetes and congestive heart failure
- Client self-care
Falls Awareness and Prevention Guide
Each year, one out of three Americans over age 65 falls. Falls are the leading cause of injury to seniors in the United States. Fortunately, there are many things seniors can do to help prevent falls and maintain health and independence. Find out more from the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.
Vaccines for Older Adults
Immunizations are not just for children. Senior adults may be at risk for vaccine-preventable disease due to age, job, lifestyle, travel or health conditions. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) provides information on vaccines for adults age 50 or older.
Preparing for Emergencies
Blood Pressure Clinics
Blood pressure monitoring and counseling clinics are available at various locations throughout Johnson County.