Best Pulse Oximeters – Comparison and Reviews

Best Fingertip Pulse Oximeters

Best Pulse Oximeters – Comparison and Reviews Keeping track of your body’s oxygen levels and your heartbeat is critical for those with respiratory or cardiovascular conditions. Also, athletes often benefit from recording their vitals and oxygen levels, as it can help illuminate areas of weakness. Portable fingertip pulse oximeters are affordable, accessible, and easy to … Read moreBest Pulse Oximeters – Comparison and Reviews

The Best Glucometers for 2019 – Manage your Blood Sugar/Glucose Levels

Glucometers are essential to anyone needing to keep track of their glucose levels. While this often primarily refers to individuals with diabetes, glucometers can also be vital to people practicing the keto diet, pregnant women with gestational diabetes, and pet owners with diabetic animals. Let’s investigate more into how glucose meters work and find the … Read moreThe Best Glucometers for 2019 – Manage your Blood Sugar/Glucose Levels

Brrrrr, It’s Cold Out – Let’s Help Keep Our Seniors Warm in Their Homes

Many of us look forward to winter and the cold, especially after a long hot summer, but too much cold can be harmful to our senior loved ones — and in some cases even deadly. Being cold outside is one thing, but we need to keep it outside, particularly for senior loved ones who are … Read moreBrrrrr, It’s Cold Out – Let’s Help Keep Our Seniors Warm in Their Homes

7 Healthy Aging Month Tips for Seniors & Caregivers – Family Caregiver Tip

Each year for over twenty years, we have celebrated Healthy Aging Month. It is a great time to share the latest insights from the experts about how to live a healthy life as we age. Healthy aging encompasses many aspects of our lives, whether we are family caregivers or senior adults. The puzzle of healthy … Read more7 Healthy Aging Month Tips for Seniors & Caregivers – Family Caregiver Tip

Overcoming the Winter Blues That Can Strike Seniors and Caregivers

As the winter months progress and the sun doesn’t shine as much, many seniors can fall victim to the winter blues. Yes, it can happen to family caregivers as well. It can be driven in part by a lack of sunlight and fueled by those times during the recently-ended holidays spent thinking of loved ones no longer here … Read moreOvercoming the Winter Blues That Can Strike Seniors and Caregivers

Advances in Healthcare for Older Adults – 15 Years of Progress

Health is key to our ability to achieve successful aging. Improving the health and quality of life for the world’s seniors is a pursuit of scientists across the globe. One organization has been bringing advances in medical care and research to the attention of the medical profession for many years – The American Geriatrics Society. They … Read moreAdvances in Healthcare for Older Adults – 15 Years of Progress

Aging is not a Slippery Slope But a Stage of Life to be Lived to Its Fullest

Most of us realize that we are heading down a one-way path known as aging but it need not be a slippery slope. We have watched others, including our own parents or grandparents, who have aged well and some who have not entered their golden years in very good shape. We may wonder what is typical … Read moreAging is not a Slippery Slope But a Stage of Life to be Lived to Its Fullest

Here’s the Scoop on Hepatitis C – Family Caregivers Need to Know

Hearing in the media about hepatitis C and wondering what this talk is all about? Commercials urge people of a certain age to get tested but should your senior – or you – do this now? Because hepatitis C is a lifelong illness that attacks the liver, the sooner you learn if your senior has contracted … Read moreHere’s the Scoop on Hepatitis C – Family Caregivers Need to Know

Digital Eye Strain in Our Seniors – Family Caregiver Quick Tip

We encourage seniors to use technology for communications, information, entertainment, and health. They are doing so in growing numbers and reaping real benefits. Of course, there are costs associated with those benefits beyond those related to the digital devices themselves. The more seniors use their technology devices, the more time their eyes will be exercised … Read moreDigital Eye Strain in Our Seniors – Family Caregiver Quick Tip