Elderly Home Care and Depression – Symptoms and Prevention Tips

Elderly Home Care and Depression – Symptoms and Prevention Tips When seniors have trouble sleeping, or difficulty concentrating, or develop aches or pains, it’s easy to explain the symptoms away as a normal part of aging. But, geriatric healthcare professionals want family members, friends, and caregivers to realize that these complaints could possibly be signs … Continue reading “Elderly Home Care and Depression – Symptoms and Prevention Tips”

Age-Technology-How AI and IoT in Healthcare Can Help Dementia Patients

Age-Technology-How AI and IoT (Internet of Things) in Healthcare Can Help Dementia Patients From a smartphone to a motion sensor, technology experts are using the Internet to get wireless devices to talk to each other to keep dementia patients safe and improve their health and well-being. Medical providers, caregivers, and family members are taking advantage … Continue reading “Age-Technology-How AI and IoT in Healthcare Can Help Dementia Patients”

How to Help The Elderly DEC 2020

How to Help The Elderly DEC 2020 Many seniors prefer to age in place in the comfort of their home instead of in assisted living or a long-term care facility. Living independently may come with challenges; but with support, older adults can overcome their issues to live securely on their own terms. To do this, … Continue reading “How to Help The Elderly DEC 2020”

Caring for Elderly Parents: Can They Live Safely at Home?

Caring for Elderly Parents: Can They Live Safely at Home? It’s understandable for your elderly parents to want to age in place in the comfort of their home. But, keep in mind that they may need your help to maintain a safe environment and manage their daily living activities. The keyword here is, “help,” which … Continue reading “Caring for Elderly Parents: Can They Live Safely at Home?”

Scam Alert/Fraud Alert | NOV 2020- Scammers Pretending to Be With the DOJ

Scam Alert/Fraud Alert – Scammers Pretending to Be With the DOJ There are a number of scams and frauds perpetrated against older adults, but one scheme that frightens seniors the most is when a scammer purports to be from the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ). DOJ offices around the country have been warning older adults … Continue reading “Scam Alert/Fraud Alert | NOV 2020- Scammers Pretending to Be With the DOJ”

Helping the Elderly | NOV 2020

Helping the Elderly Florida Couple Helps 94-Year-Old Neighbor With Dementia Joel and Esther Johnson were relaxing in their Sunrise, Fla., home when they heard a knock on their door around 10:30 p.m. They were hesitant to answer the door since they were not expecting company. Joel said he heard someone say, “hello.” Joel and Esther … Continue reading “Helping the Elderly | NOV 2020”

Elderly Scams / Fraud Alert

Elderly Scams / Fraud Alert The telephone rings in the home of an older adult and on the other end is a frantic voice crying, “Grandma, Grandma, I have the coronavirus and I’m in the hospital! Can you wire me money to pay my bill?” The caller is not likely the person’s grandchild but a … Continue reading “Elderly Scams / Fraud Alert”

Helping the Elderly: Millennials Tackle Caregiving Duties for Aging Parents

Helping the Elderly: Millennials Tackle Caregiving Duties for Aging Parents Julia Torres was 26 years old and pregnant with her second child when her mother was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease nine years ago. At the time, Torres, her husband, and daughter were living with her 55-year-old mother in Carlsbad, Calif. Torres took care of her … Continue reading “Helping the Elderly: Millennials Tackle Caregiving Duties for Aging Parents”