We love life and want it to last forever, but the reality is that our time on earth is finite. No one knows when the end of life will come for themselves or the ones they love, so being prepared to face it as we want and with dignity requires us to plan for the … Read moreEnd of Life Decisions — Don’t Let Senior Loved Ones Wait Until the End of Life to Make Them
We believe there is a place in seniors’ homes for technology. Technology innovations can also help family caregivers take better care of their senior loved one. In many ways, family caregivers are still unsure where technology could help them. Would installing smart home features be the best use of their money or paying for medical … Read moreCare Technology Platforms and Seniors — Is Tech Filling the Gaps?
Having to take many pills each day, sometimes several times a day, can make it very difficult to do it correctly. When seniors don’t get it right, the outcome can be deadly. It has been estimated that 60% of seniors take their medications incorrectly. This results in almost 140,000 deaths a year. For others, making … Read moreManaging Seniors’ Medication – Family Caregiver Quick Tip
Family caregivers have many responsibilities caring for their senior loved ones that can quickly drain their time (and energy) each day. They are chauffeurs, schedulers, cooks, house cleaners, dog walkers, comedians, history keepers, pill managers, and grocery shoppers, just to name a few of the hats they wear every day. Keeping senior loved ones fed, … Read moreAdaptive Clothing to Make Seniors’ — and Family Caregivers’ — Lives Easier