September 2015 Posts

Can Home-Monitoring Technology Prevent Falls in Elders?

Up to 50% of elders fall each year in their home. Many of these falls result in broken bones, hospital admissions and relocation to nursing homes for ongoing care. Can an elder, who is growing frailer with age, remain at home safely?

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5 Steps to Making Peace With Change

Coping with change can be a difficult challenge for caregivers. But there are five steps you can take that might help you make peace with change and maintain some emotional equilibrium

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The Alarming Numbers Behind Women and Alzheimer’s

According to the Alzheimer’s Association, “almost two thirds of Americans with Alzheimer’s disease are women.”

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The Overall Benefits of Dance

Dancing had the biggest cognitive and physical benefits – including a whopping 76 percent reduction of the risk of developing dementia.

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The Benefits of Social Media for Older Adults

The 65-plus crowd is now the fastest-growing demographic of social media users in America.

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