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Tips for caregivers cooking for seniors recovering from surgery

Patients who have recently undergone surgery or are recovering from an injury sometimes can't cook for themselves, which means that the duty often falls onto caregivers. ...

January 11, 2011

Bryan Aldrige

Medical alert system can help long-distance caregivers

Some adult children face a daunting commute when visiting an elderly parent. Whether this is an hour-long drive or a half-day flight, the distance can make families nervous for the health of...

January 10, 2011

Lisa Wurth

Elderly alert system can help divide responsibilities between siblings

As parents age, they may require more help with day-to-day activities, as well as financial responsibilities....

January 7, 2011

Alan Wu

Medical alert system, day care programs help caregivers

Caring for a spouse or parent with dementia is often a difficult and emotionally exhausting task, especially when one has other responsibilities as well. ...

January 6, 2011

david_meistrell

Overmedication may lead to increased risk of falls

Certain medication can improve the quality of life for many older adults, but there is also a risk of taking too much....

January 6, 2011

Alan Wu

Walking faster can lead to a longer life

New research has indicated that walking speed may be a reliable determinant when it comes to predicting life expectancy and the faster the speed, the healthier the adult....

January 5, 2011

Alan Wu

New apps, medical alarm system can help caregivers

Caregivers are some of the most stressed individuals in the United States, particularly those who are part of the sandwich generation and attending to the needs of both parents and children....

January 4, 2011

Bryan Aldrige

How healthcare regulations will affect seniors

The healthcare reform bill will start to take affect in several ways this year and seniors should be aware of some of the changes that it will have for their medical needs, according to MSNB...

January 4, 2011

Alan Wu

Home healthcare agency, medical alert can keep seniors independent

Many older adults may want to live in their homes as long as possible, even when a house becomes more difficult for them to maintain or mobility is limited....

January 3, 2011

Alan Wu

Social Security tips for new retirees

With many members of the baby boomer generation retiring, there is a rising demand for Social Security. However, those who are looking to collect these benefits may not know how to get start...

January 3, 2011

Bryan Aldrige

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