Senior Care Archive

Aging: It’s a State of Mind

It’s a true saying that age isn’t a number. It’s all about your state of mind and your approach to life. According to survey findings reported by the Pew Research Center, the older we

Getting Back into Action After Hip Surgery

Hip fractures and deterioration of the hip joint are issues experienced almost exclusively by seniors over the age of 60, and surgical intervention is often necessary to restore mobility. If you suffer a fractured

What is “Executive Function” in Memory for Seniors?

It’s no secret that many seniors struggle with memory loss. The Institute for Dementia Research & Prevention estimates that 1 in 6 women and 1 in 10 men who are over the age of

The Most Common Senior Health Risks

Did you know that falls are the most common cause of injuries in people 65 years and older? These falls too often result in hospitalization as well as death. Current statistics indicate that one

New Tools for Caregivers

Here’s a typical scenario. You are in the kitchen fixing dinner and talking with a friend on the phone. Your 87-year-old mother is in the living room, reading a book. She then decides to

Keep Grandma and Grandpa Safe

They were there when your kids were born, and while they grew up. The kids may have fond memories of visiting them, eating Grandma’s soft, made-from-scratch cookies, or helping Grandpa fix the lawn mower

Automated Fall Protection – A Safety Feature That Makes Sense

70-year-old George was tending his garden, as he’s always done for many years. In fact, he could not imagine living where he couldn’t practice his green thumb skills as often as weather permitted. On

The New World of Senior Emergency Alert Systems

The New World of Senior Emergency Alert Systems Many senior citizens prefer to live independently, staying in their own homes. This is with good reason: an independent lifestyle allows greater comfort and the chance

Saving Lives: Senior Alert Systems

More and more modern American seniors are choosing to live independently. This means staying in your own home and managing your own day-to-day activities. But, many seniors face physical and medical challenges that affects

The Best Medical Alerts for Seniors – How to Choose Right

A good medical alert system can help seniors living independently — and their loved ones — rest easier, knowing that help can be summoned immediately in an emergency. However, just as no two seniors