September 2011 Posts

Difficult Conversations With a Loved One: Giving up the Car

For an elderly driver, surrendering the car keys signifies a lifestyle change, affecting where the senior lives, who he or she sees and which activities he or she pursues.

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Smart Gadgets for Savvy Seniors

From amplified telephones and listening systems for televisions to devices for fall detection and remote monitoring, the technology industry is responding to a growing demand for products specifically designed for today’s aging population—a market representing more than $2.5 trillion in annual spending power according to the Aging Technology Alliance (AgeTek).

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Caregiver Hits a High Note With Karaoke Judges

Right at Home caregiver and singer/songwriter Angela Warner won accolades from the three judges during her performance in the eastern regional finals competition of ABC TV’s “Karaoke Battle USA,” which took place in New York, N.Y, and aired Sept. 2.

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A Special Day to Honor Grandparents

Grandparents Day was founded in the 1970s by the late Marian H. McQuade, a West Virginia homemaker, mother of 15 and grandmother of 43, who envisioned the holiday as a time to recognize the contributions grandparents make in children’s lives.

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