Health Technology Solutions – Will They Be What Your Senior Needs?

Seniors who are aging in place will be helped through the use of technology. Family caregivers can get some help keeping senior loved ones healthy and safe by using some technology devices. Just what is coming, though — what should caregivers be anticipating in the growing tech market geared toward seniors? What holds promise on the horizon (or some innovations … Read more

Suddenly You’re a Caregiver – Family Caregiver Quick Tip

Over 65 million Americans, primarily women — with the number of men increasing rapidly — provide unpaid care to loved ones. Many take over these duties suddenly as a result of a traumatic event, such as an illness, injury, new diagnosis, or hospitalization. Most new caregivers are unprepared for the role into which they are thrust, taking on … Read more

Alzheimer’s Detection and Diagnosis – While Researchers Seek a Cure

Would you want to know the risk you or your loved ones will develop Alzheimer’s dementia? Alzheimer’s disease has a major impact on families. At this time, there is no cure for Alzheimer’s. It is the US’s 6th leading cause of death and more than 5 million people are currently living with Alzheimer’s disease. Unfortunately, 1 in 3 people … Read more

Preventing Anemia in Senior Loved Ones – Family Caregiver Quick Tip

Seniors, as they age, often have many physical complaints. Some of those are related to specific medical conditions, others seemingly come out of nowhere. Anemia can cause many common health complaints, including fatigue, loss of energy, pale skin, cold hands and feet, shortness of breath, irregular heart beat and dizziness. Our seniors are at risk from … Read more

Dementia Interventions to Improve Daily Life for Seniors and Caregivers

Senior loved ones who have been diagnosed with dementia, especially in the later stages, may send family caregiver looking for ways to make the day to day routine easier. How can you help improve the quality of both your lives? There are complementary strategies that might improve how your senior loved one feels and participates in … Read more