• Grandparents Day – History and Fun Facts

    Oct 8, 2015, 17:18 PM by User Not Found
    blog-grandparents-dayMillions of Americans celebrate Mother’s Day and Father’s Day each year. However between stopping off for fresh flowers and scrumptious treats, or shopping for fun new ties or flashy cufflinks, when do they take time to show appreciation for their grandparents? Did you know that National Grandparents Day is an actual holiday that has been celebrated in the United States since 1979?
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  • Seven Ways to Help Prevent Dementia

    Oct 8, 2015, 17:16 PM by User Not Found
    blog-seven-ways-to-help-prevent-dementiaWhen most people think of dementia they think of memory loss in aging adults, however up to 5% of the 5 million Americans with Alzheimer’s experience early onset dementia in their 40’s and 50’s.
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  • Do Brain Games Prevent Dementia?

    Oct 8, 2015, 17:15 PM by User Not Found
    blog-do-brain-games-prevent-dementiaEvery 4 seconds, a new case of dementia is diagnosed with nearly 47.5 million people living with dementia worldwide according to the World Health Organization, plus that number expecting to triple by 2050
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  • Senate Says Technology Provides Seniors the Option for Independent Living

    Oct 8, 2015, 17:14 PM by User Not Found
    blog-senate-talks-tech-for-senior-independent-livingAmericans from the age of 85 and older are the fastest growing segment of the population, and 90 percent of Baby Boomers have one or more chronic health conditions. Meanwhile, the number of professional and familial caregivers is in decline.
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  • Eight Ways Caregivers Can Save Money on Senior Care

    Oct 8, 2015, 17:13 PM by User Not Found
    blog-eight-ways-caregivers-can-save-moneyCaregiving can be an expensive endeavor, both financially and emotionally. While you are trying to ensure that your loved one’s needs are met, you must make sure that you avoid caregiver burnout and find ways to save money without compromising quality of care.
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  • Why Every Senior Should Have a Medical Alert System with Fall Detection

    Oct 8, 2015, 17:12 PM by User Not Found
    blog-fall-detectionIf you fell and no one was around, what would you do? If you couldn’t get up, how long would it take before someone found you? Many people think that a fall won't happen to them, but the statistics say otherwise.
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  • The Most Common Cause of Fatal Injury Among the Elderly Isn’t What You Expect!

    Oct 8, 2015, 17:10 PM by User Not Found
    blog-most-common-cause-of-injuryMost fatal injuries among the elderly, age 65 and older, are preventable. Determining the cause of the injury is the first step in taking measures toward protection against future harm.
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  • Five Features All Medical Alert Systems Need

    Oct 8, 2015, 17:09 PM by User Not Found
    blog-five-star-with-keyMedical alert devices are very popular among seniors and those with special needs. When the individual experiences a medical problem, such as a fall, the device immediately contacts the system operators, who are able to dispatch help to the patient.
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  • Five Ways to Reduce Stress for Caregivers

    Oct 8, 2015, 17:09 PM by User Not Found
    blog-stressMedical alert devices are very popular among seniors and those with special needs. When the individual experiences a medical problem, such as a fall, the device immediately contacts the system operators, who are able to dispatch help to the patient.
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  • Caring for a Senior After an Injury

    Oct 8, 2015, 17:07 PM by User Not Found
    blog-home-health-care-servicesAs a caregiver, taking responsibility for another adult family member can be quite difficult but also very rewarding. The time spent in changing bandages after an injury is a great time to talk, a time to bond, and an opportunity to offer hope and encouragement to the patient. A caregiver takes on the physical role of providing assistance, but more than anything they need to offer guidance about the future
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