Budget For Caregiving

Budget For Caregiving When we think of frontline workers in the healthcare profession, doctors, nurses, and pharmacists are a few that come to mind. People who are usually left off the frontline workers list but are also committed to helping the sick and elderly are caregivers. Because of this, caregiver advocacy groups recommend families include … Continue reading “Budget For Caregiving”

Caregiver Burnout: Steps for Coping With Stress

Caregiver Burnout: Steps for Coping With Stress Without a doubt, 2020 was a stressful year for older adults because of the COVID-19 pandemic. And, the stress was even greater for those who cared for seniors during this turbulent time. Routine caregiving, however, was an overwhelming responsibility long before the coronavirus disease outbreak. In fact, a … Continue reading “Caregiver Burnout: Steps for Coping With Stress”

Senior Age Tech

Senior Age Tech Older adults were hit the hardest during the first stage of the COVID-19 outbreak. Due to the pandemic, seniors were afraid to leave home and family members did not want to risk spreading the coronavirus disease when visiting their elderly loved ones. So, seniors stayed connected through telephone calls or virtual visits … Continue reading “Senior Age Tech”

Caregiver Burnout: Steps for Coping With Stress

Caregiver Burnout: Steps for Coping With Stress Without a doubt, 2020 was a stressful year for older adults because of the COVID-19 pandemic. And, the stress was even greater for those who cared for seniors during this turbulent time. Routine caregiving, however, was an overwhelming responsibility long before the coronavirus disease outbreak. In fact, a … Continue reading “Caregiver Burnout: Steps for Coping With Stress”

Elderly Scam / Fraud Alert

Elderly Scam / Fraud Alert It takes time and effort to find the right product or service when shopping online. But, while doing an online search, shoppers may not be aware that scammers are following them around. Fraudsters troll online shoppers to find out what they are searching for or the links they are clicking … Continue reading “Elderly Scam / Fraud Alert”

How A.I. Is Learning To Fight Cancer

How A.I. Is Learning To Fight Cancer In 2013, Hisashi Kambe, a computer systems engineer, developed a unique system that used artificial intelligence (AI) to identify baked goods at a Japanese bakery. The BakeryScan system, for instance, could distinguish a cake from a croissant and a Danish from a turnover. BakeryScan was featured on television … Continue reading “How A.I. Is Learning To Fight Cancer”

Caregiving During The Pandemic

Caregiving During The Pandemic Peggy Nixa wanted to do something different after retiring from AAA, where she had worked for 30 years. One day, Nixa was reading an article about caregiving and became interested in entering the field. Nixa, however, was concerned that her lack of medical training would stop her from becoming a caregiver. … Continue reading “Caregiving During The Pandemic”

Predicting Parkinson’s Risk

Predicting Parkinson’s Risk Dr. Michael Schlossmacher came up with an idea for calculating the risk of Parkinson’s disease in healthy adults while reading the book, Brilliant Blunders, which focuses on five renowned scientists and the major mistakes they made while researching their theories. The “blunders,” however, were an essential part of achieving scientific breakthroughs. The … Continue reading “Predicting Parkinson’s Risk”