senior care Archive

Alzheimer’s: Is a Cure on the Way?

There is currently no cure for Alzheimer’s. However, drug and non-drug therapies are currently available to help with the cognitive and behavioral symptoms of this devastating disease. In addition, researchers are working to find

Senior Care: A Medical Alert System for Safe Independent Living

There is no question that assisted living facilities can provide some protection for seniors. Someone is available in the event of an emergency to help ensure that an older person who becomes ill or

Health Alert for Seniors: Quit Smoking

Most non-smoking campaigns are geared towards the young. It makes sense; if you can convince teenagers not to smoke, they likely will never light up for their entire lives. But there are countless seniors

Devices for Elderly

With people living longer lives, technology and innovation have to keep up to make sure that our growing gray population continues to live full and rich lives. As a result there are a multitude

Elderly Home Monitoring

The greatest fear for many seniors is to be forced to move to a nursing home or an assisted living facility. The loss of independence can be devastating for them. That is why elderly home

Elderly Service: Long-Term Care Ombudsman

Often times seniors are without a figurative voice; there is no one to speak out on their behalf when they need help. That could leave seniors wallowing in poor conditions or vulnerable to abuse.

Elderly Monitoring Care: Common Senior Health Issues

While every person is vastly different, we all share certain vulnerabilities that are common to us all. For seniors, they are all susceptible to similar health woes that could require elderly monitoring care. Cardiovascular disease

#1 Senior Emergency: Falling Down

It happens more often than we would like to admit — a senior who is in the best of health suffers a serious fall and it begins a downward spiral that ends in his

5 Ways Congress Can Provide Elder Services

The National Council on Aging (NCOA) is dedicated to improving the lives of seniors in the United States. As such, it has come up with five things that Congress can do to provide elder

Safety Devices for Elderly

Growing older is something that we all do, yet it is something that we all try to deny. No one wants to admit that they are aging and that their bodies are slowing down.

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