Let me be clear here. You should only attempt to help an aging adult up if they have NOT been injured. In the event they have been hurt, call 911 immediately. That being said, let’s assume they have NOT been injured, to all my loving caregivers I say BEWARE. In this challenging situation you must take care that they, or you, are not injured during the process of helping them to their feet.
Below are some general guidelines that can help keep both you and your loved one safe and injury free.