Fall Detection Archive

For Seniors: Tips for a Better Night’s Sleep

If you toss and turn and have trouble sleeping, you are not alone. It is estimated that about 40 percent of seniors have some level of trouble with sleep. A lack of adequate sleep

Bad Balance? Tips for Avoiding a Dangerous Fall

Seniors often have problems with balance, putting them at risk of experiencing a dangerous – or even deadly – fall. If you are one of the many, many people who struggle with balance, we

Senior Health and Sleep – It Matters

Contrary to a popular myth, older adults do not need less sleep than younger adults. As stated on WebMD, although it may vary from person to person, adults require approximately the same amount of

Assisted Living – Pros and Cons

Many Baby Boomers retiring today prefer to live independently at home for as long as possible. Others choose assisted living for a variety of benefits that are not available to seniors living alone. As

Worried about Alzheimer’s? Get the Facts

If you are worried about Alzheimer’s, you are not alone. In a recent study reported by the Alzheimer’s Association, 3,102 American adults were questioned about their knowledge, experience, and attitudes concerning this disease. Of

Are Seniors Over-Medicated?

Medications save lives and play an important role in managing various health conditions. However, they are often overprescribed, particularly for senior citizens. Polypharmacy – the simultaneous use of multiple drugs by a single patient

Automatic Fall Detection for Seniors on the Go

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a press release with facts revealing that falls are leading cause of death and injury for older adults in the U.S. According to CDC statistics,

Senior Falls on the Rise in America

Falls are the number one cause of injury and death among senior citizens in America. As stated in a press release by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), an older adult falls

Medication and Senior Falls – What’s the Story?

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), falls are the leading cause of injury and death among older people in the U.S. In a single recent year, older Americans suffered 29

Mobile Alert Systems for Seniors On-The-Go

Alzheimer’s and Dementia are a growing concern for seniors and their families. With more than 5 million Americans living with Alzheimer’s and early onset Alzheimer’s, these diseases heavily impact a person’s ability to be

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