Apps & Smartphones Detecting Dementia Better Than Standard Tests

Apps & Smartphones Detecting Dementia Better Than Standard Tests A recent study found an innovative smartphone application (app) to be highly accurate in detecting a rare form of dementia. The study, published in the medical journal JAMA Network Open, suggests that the app can identify frontotemporal dementia (FTD) before symptoms appear in people at high … Continue reading “Apps & Smartphones Detecting Dementia Better Than Standard Tests”

The Best Senior Monitoring Systems To Keep Your Senior Safe

The Best Senior Monitoring Systems To Keep Your Senior Safe Many older adults want to maintain their independence as long as possible. Still, family members often worry about their safety since seniors are generally at risk for falls and have chronic health conditions. Fortunately, in-home monitoring systems designed for older adults can lessen the worries … Continue reading “The Best Senior Monitoring Systems To Keep Your Senior Safe”

Age In Place: How To Do It Successfully

Age In Place: How To Do It Successfully Robert and Judy Port have lived in their home in Dunwoody, Ga., for 36 years and want to stay there as long as possible. So, the Ports decided to modify their home to accommodate their immediate and future needs to “Age In Place.” With assistance from Cathy … Continue reading “Age In Place: How To Do It Successfully”

Age In Place: With The Latest Tech

Age In Place: With The Latest Tech For older adults who want to age in place, “There’s no place like home” is more than just a quote from The Wizard of Oz movie. Living securely in their own homes or communities and remaining independent are what many seniors want to do as long as possible. … Continue reading “Age In Place: With The Latest Tech”

Age In Place: Growing Older And Happier In Your Own Home

Age In Place: Growing Older And Happier In Your Own Home As the older adult population increases in the United States, new technologies are being developed to make it easier for seniors to maintain their independence. One area of technology that’s exploring innovative ways to help older adults realize their goal of growing older in … Continue reading “Age In Place: Growing Older And Happier In Your Own Home”

Senior Tech Can Be Beneficial For Health Reasons

Senior Tech Can Be Beneficial For Health Reasons If there was one aspect of the COVID-19 pandemic that worked in favor of older adults, it was using telehealth to help seniors stay in contact with their healthcare providers. Telehealth, also called telemedicine, saw rapid growth during the pandemic, and there are no plans to slow … Continue reading “Senior Tech Can Be Beneficial For Health Reasons”

Aging In Place Information

Aging In Place Information Older adults across the country say they want to age in place, and local communities are making efforts to help them achieve their goals. Towns and cities are improving their “livability scores” to make it safer for older adults to remain in their homes. For example, leaders in local New Hampshire … Continue reading “Aging In Place Information”

Aging In Place: Healthier Life; Latest Trend

Aging In Place: Healthier Life; Latest Trend The Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation, which keeps track of the housing trends in the country, has set its sights on the older adult population. The federally backed home mortgage company, better known as Freddie Mac, conducted two surveys within five years to determine the attitudes and perceptions … Continue reading “Aging In Place: Healthier Life; Latest Trend”

Senior Tech For Aging In Place

Senior Tech For Aging In Place Living independently is getting increasingly easier—and safer—for older adults thanks to the growing number of smart-home devices. As long as there is Wi-Fi and Internet in the home, seniors can use a smartphone app, a laptop, or a smart-home hub to control the temperature on a thermostat, respond to … Continue reading “Senior Tech For Aging In Place”