How To ‘Age In Place’

How To ‘Age In Place’ When Karen Hauck advises seniors on how to age in place safely or consults with those who want to construct a new “forever home,” she is speaking from first-hand experience. Before becoming a Certified Aging in Place Specialist, Hauck and her husband, James, were caregivers for her parents and relatives—all … Continue reading “How To ‘Age In Place’”

Senior Scams And Fraud

Senior Scams And Fraud Detectives in the Suffolk County Police Department in New York were able to save a 77-year-old woman from one of the most popular frauds perpetrated against older adults: The Grandparent Scam. Detectives in the financial crimes unit said the woman, who lives in Bixby, Oklahoma, was contacted by someone claiming to … Continue reading “Senior Scams And Fraud”

Aging In Place

Aging In Place Some older adults in North Carolina who want to age in place are becoming members of a “pod”—a care pod, that is—to get the services that they need to stay in their homes. CarePods, a Charlotte-based company, is transforming the way seniors age in place in the greater Charlotte area, as well … Continue reading “Aging In Place”

Long Term Care

Long Term Care When U.S. Rep. Tom Suozzi (D-New York) was growing up, all four of his grandparents lived with him and his family in Glen Cove, New York. Suozzi said three of his grandparents were very sick and his family pitched in to care for them. Suozzi said his mother, a former operating room … Continue reading “Long Term Care”

Seniors and COVID-Social Isolation Of Elderly

Seniors and COVID-Social Isolation Of Elderly When dining rooms reopened at senior living communities operated by Laurence Gerber, residents were hesitant to meet in groups again. After all, the seniors had been in social isolation since the COVID-19 outbreak began in early 2020. Seniors were the hardest hit during the pandemic and health officials advised … Continue reading “Seniors and COVID-Social Isolation Of Elderly”

Helping The Elderly JULY 2021

Helping The Elderly JULY 2021 In Albany County, New York, some older adults have resumed their outside activities for the first time since the coronavirus disease pandemic gripped the nation. Other seniors, however, are facing more challenges in their return to normalcy. So, Community Caregivers are stepping in to help them out. The Guilderland-based nonprofit … Continue reading “Helping The Elderly JULY 2021”

Senior Age Tech

Senior Age Tech The age-tech industry is expected to boom over the next few years, and AARP plans to help it along through its Innovation Labs. AARP believes that helping companies in their efforts to offer “innovative, senior-focused tech-based products and services” allows older adults to choose how they live as they age. Companies and … Continue reading “Senior Age Tech”

Helping The Elderly

Helping The Elderly Sam Keursch’s grandparents wanted to get their COVID-19 vaccinations in January, so Sam watched how his father scheduled their appointments online. Sam, a 12-year-old New York resident, realized that seniors wanted to make appointments but were not very good with technology. Inspired to help the elderly, Sam contacted his neighbor, Gitta Silberstein, … Continue reading “Helping The Elderly”

More Seniors May Need Rehabilitative Therapy Due to Sheltering During COVID

More Seniors May Need Rehabilitative Therapy Due to Sheltering During COVID The older adult population was the first to get hit by the coronavirus disease pandemic in early 2020. So, to reduce their exposure to the potentially fatal virus, public health experts advised people 65 years old and older to stay at home. As a … Continue reading “More Seniors May Need Rehabilitative Therapy Due to Sheltering During COVID”