Fall Detection Archive

Senior Volunteers – Making a Difference

Retirement doesn’t have to mean the end of active community engagement, and many seniors stay active and productive in their retirement years by participating in volunteer activities that align with their interests and passions.

Seniors in the 21st Century – A New Breed

With longer lifespans, older adults are spending more time enjoying their “golden years” after retirement, and advances in technology make it possible for them to stay active and involved in their communities far longer.

Senior Falls and Medications: What’s the Story?

Falls continue to be the most common cause of both fatal and nonfatal injuries to older adults, with about one-third of the U.S. population over the age of 65 experiencing a fall each year.

Great Exercise Programs for Seniors

Staying physically active is one of the most important ways a senior can maintain their physical and mental health as they age. Regular exercise has been shown to decrease some of the most common

Walking: The Ultimate Exercise for Seniors

Staying fit and active is crucial to maintaining health and wellness for seniors. Regularly walking can provide a multitude of health benefits that are important for the aging body and mind. Falls are a

An Independent Lifestyle – The Number One Concern

Many seniors grapple with health issues that make it difficult for them to maintain the same level of independence they enjoyed in their younger years. This loss of independence is often one of the

The Right Medical Alert System: How to Choose?

Elderly alert systems make it possible to get life-saving help on the way almost immediately in the event of heart attack, stroke, fall, or other medical emergency. But, with so many different systems on

Elder Care – New Technology Means Greater Freedom for Caregivers

As the population ages, more people are finding themselves in the role of part-time or full-time caregiver for an elderly parent or relative. Even senior citizens who choose to live independently may need someone

Seniors Make the Best Mentors

As a senior, you’ve spent decades on the earth, accumulating knowledge and wisdom. But now that you’re retired, how can you put all that experience to good use? One way that seniors are finding

Getting the Most Out of Your Retirement

Retiring baby boomers are one of the fastest growing segments of the society, and are different from the retirees of the past. Rather than choosing to spend the “golden years” puttering, modern seniors are