• The Best Gifts for Caregivers to Give to Seniors

    Oct 8, 2015, 17:07 PM by User Not Found
    blog-gift-boxAre you a caregiver looking for the perfect holiday gift? Last year you were quite generous, but the sweater itched. The previous year, you found out about an allergy to walnuts, and the fruit basket arrived late with dented fruit. The flameless LED candles with the remote control looked promising until you found out that the batteries don’t last very long. The sea salt caramels sound delicious but they’ll definitely get stuck in the bridgework, and the bottle of wine won’t mix with any and all medications. Whatever you do, don’t fall into the false idea that just because someone is older, they might appreciate fruitcake.
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  • The Power of Community Support for Caregivers

    Oct 8, 2015, 17:06 PM by User Not Found
    blog-caregiver-logoAre you a caregiver? Research conducted by the AARP suggests more than half of the 65 million individuals caring for the elderly in the United States don’t self-identify as caregivers, passing up on valuable resources that can not only help their loved ones achieve active aging lifestyles, but also make it possible for the caregiver to retain a life outside of caregiving.
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  • Most Durable Senior Cell Phones

    Oct 8, 2015, 17:05 PM by User Not Found
    blog-post-durable-senior-phonesCell phones are designed to do more these days – but they’re also exposed to a lot of wear and tear. Which one is the best for seniors?
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  • GreatCall Health and Safety Products for Home Senior Safety

    Oct 8, 2015, 17:04 PM by User Not Found
    blog-post-gc-flowerThe Jitterbug5 and GreatCall Splash with 5Star service from GreatCall both provide a one-two punch of protection for senior home safety everywhere
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  • Home Safety Assessment for Seniors

    Oct 8, 2015, 16:58 PM by User Not Found
    blog-home-safety-assessment-for-seniors There are so many considerations to make when setting up a safe, comfortable home for your parent, senior-aged family member, or elderly friend.
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  • GPS for the Elderly - Why It's a Good Idea

    Oct 8, 2015, 16:57 PM by User Not Found
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    GPS-enabled cell phones from GreatCall keep users connected with their friends and families.

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  • A Caregiver’s Home Safety Checklist for Seniors

    Oct 8, 2015, 16:56 PM by User Not Found
    blog-checklistAs a caregiver of a senior, it is incumbent upon you to provide the absolute best in care – and to safeguard the aging individual against the inherent dangers in the home.
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  • Six Ways to Prevent Falls Among Seniors

    Oct 8, 2015, 16:55 PM by User Not Found
    blog-prevent-fallsThe Center for Disease Control reports that one in three adults aged 65 or over suffers a fall each year, and falls are the leading cause of death among those in the 65+ age bracket.
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  • Six Tips on Home Safety for the Elderly

    Oct 8, 2015, 16:54 PM by User Not Found
    blog-tips-home-safetyKeeping these important tips in mind will help you safeguard your aging family member or friend. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), one out of every three seniors (aged 65 or older) experiences a fall each year.
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  • GreatCall Ceo David Inns Recognized With Leadership &Technology Award

    Oct 8, 2015, 16:53 PM by User Not Found
    blog-david-inns-blogDavid Inns, CEO of GreatCall, Inc., the leader in empowering aging consumers and their family caregivers to stay connected, protected and in control of their lives, was recognized with the 7th annual award for Innovation Leadership and Technology by the What’s Next Boomer Business Summit.
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