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Why Not Just Call 911? Medical Alert Systems Provide Personalized Help

It’s common knowledge that a Medical Alert System is more effective than a 911 call. 911 operators don’t have a personalized profile available for the user when a call is placed....

September 3, 2013

Carli De La Cruz

Five things caregivers should do before going on vacation

Taking care of an aging loved one day in and day out can become very stressful....

May 31, 2012

Alan Wu

Accompanying elderly loved ones to doctor can improve care

A new study conducted by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health found that caregivers who accompany their senior loved ones to their doctor appointments can impro...

January 24, 2012

Alan Wu

Caregivers experience dementia symptoms first-hand

The number of people who are caring for their elderly loved ones with Alzheimer's and dementia continues to rise. ...

January 18, 2012

david_meistrell

Caregivers can reminisce with Alzheimer’s patients to boost memory

It can be surprising to some families when their loved one, who suffers from Alzheimer's, recalls an old memory. However, technology has made it more of a possibility for this to happen more...

January 17, 2012

Alan Wu

Caregiving deemed “the new normal”

Caregiving has become a big trend among Americans. Just look at the sheer amount of news relating to caregivers each day. ...

August 17, 2011

Alan Wu

Don’t get stretched thin as a caregiver

A new study released by the University of British Columbia, Concordia University and AMI-Quebec recently displayed the dangers of getting spread too thin if caregivers attempt to pursue too ...

May 24, 2011

david_meistrell

25 percent of caregivers suffer from depression

A new survey conducted by Caring.com has found that a quarter of all caregivers report symptoms of depression....

April 27, 2011

Lisa Wurth

Biggest challenge of caregiving may be “acceptance”

As parents age, there may come a time when they require day-to-day assistance from adult children....

April 14, 2011

Jasmine Phu

Medical alert system can help sandwich generation

When Barb Brzezicki lost her job after 14 years, she was already caring for her newborn son, Noah, and her infant daughter, Tola....

March 24, 2011

Alan Wu