Medical Alert Resources
The Need For Future Caregivers
As the baby boomers age, the number of people needing a caregiver or home health aide in the near future will sky rocket. Based on a study done by the AARP, the ratio between caregivers and those needing care is currently around 7 to 1. That ratio will steadily dwindle over the next 20 to […]
Common Concerns When Hiring An In-Home Aid
As your loved ones age, their ability to live independently dwindles to the point where they may need daily help. This causes stress and creates the need for a caregiver to make decisions on what to do next. Choosing a home health aid may be the first step to creating peace of mind and safety […]
Stop Sitting So Much: Movement Is Good
Leading a sedentary lifestyle has long been known to cause health issues. As we age, the less we move, the harder it is for us to keep our balance and that can make us prone to trip and fall accidents. A fall in those aged 65 and older is one of the major reasons that […]
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LifeFone Seniors And Technology
As we age we are slower to adapt to new technologies. Conversely, as we age if we do accept new technologies we are better able to stay in touch with friends and family and age in place. There are myriad technologies that allow seniors to age in place and they go beyond adding grab bars […]
Medical Alert System: It’s not just for Grandma Anymore!
When you hear the words, medical alert system, you might instantly think about your parents, grandparents, elderly aunt or uncle. Typically these systems have been promoted as a service that helps an elderly person in the event they have a medical emergency. While this is indeed a very logical and appropriate assumption, you may be […]
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More Youth Are Involved In Caregiving Roles
While the perception of youth is that they spend their time texting, playing video games and taking part in after school activities, the reality is that many youth – close to 1.5 million – spend their free time in the role of caregiver. These youth care for aging or ill family members instead of participating […]
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Monitoring Your Aging Loved Ones Diet
As we age, food that once was a staple in our lives become less agreeable with our bodies. This is common as the changes that happen as we get older actually affect how our bodies process the foods we eat. As our metabolism slows down, the amount of calories and types of food we eat […]
What If Mom Seems Less Interested In Daily Life
As our parents age, it can be difficult to watch them decline. Whether their health is failing or you notice they are less active and mobile, it’s frustrating to observe these changes. It often means that you have to become more active in their life and begin to monitor their health, finances, home and more.
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