exercise

When you were younger, you could run five miles on a hot summer day, drink a couple bottles of water, and keep right on going. But the older you get, your body becomes less and less efficient at regulating its own temperature (you’re sweating less, compounded by medications and health conditions), and heat exhaustion and…

technology

While researching the latest in technology targeted to older adults and seniors, we’ve found some new devices and applications that will be talked about and used in 2015. Laurie M. Orlov is the founder of Aging in Place Technology Watch, a market research firm that provides information about the newest technologies for boomers and seniors.…

scams targeting seniors

Of course we all like to think the best of people, but unfortunately a few bad apples spoil the bunch with scams targeting seniors.  CBS News recently listed the top “5 Scams Targeting Seniors“, and we wanted to share them with our website visitors. 1) Grandchild in Trouble The call comes late at night from…

There’s an App for That! Just as computers opened up a whole new world of information for you, apps for smartphones and tablets are making life much more convenient. You may already have apps that let you make mobile bank deposits or find your way around town, but we’ve found a few others you may…

aging adults

Mobility Concerns for aging adults can become apparent during the holidays. Another year of holiday cheer, and what better way to celebrate than visiting home or hosting our families? The kids opening presents, delicious food, and family moments that we will remember for many years to come.  In its most simplest, true, form – these…

remodeling

Remodeling For Universal Design – also known as Aging in Place by Doug Callahan There’s no place like home, right? Well, you can make that saying truer than ever when you home custom-fit your home to your comfort and safety needs. And these days, there is no shortage of options for such home modifications. “I think,…

Why use Facebook, Pinterest, and Twitter?  Here’s Why! by Jeff Hartman Think Facebook may not be for you?  Think again – In fact, you are a part of its fastest growing audience! Just ask Florence Detlor of Menlo Park, California.  At the age of 101 she has been named one of Facebook’s oldest users –…

home care

Understanding Home Care, Companion Care Services, Assistance with Bathing, Incontinence Care, Mobility Assistance, Dressing and Grooming, Transferring and Positioning, Oral Hygiene, Feeding & More… by Doug Callahan Sure, there was a time when home care meant a cold beverage, your feet up, and a good movie. But as we grow and change, so do our…

home health care

Planning for Home Health Care – Make Your Choices Known by Comfort Keepers If you were to ask a senior family member what are their most important concerns for aging, you would likely get a wide variety of answers. According to surveys frequently conducted among the elderly, the following three principal concerns or senior life…

senior center

by Doug Callahan There’s No Excuse For Boredom When There’s A Senior Center In Your Town Let’s face it. Sitting at home alone was never much fun when you were younger, so why would you do it now?  It’s never too late to get out of the house, meet some new people, and enjoy some fun…

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