9Aug, 2017

Digital technology is keeping pace when it comes to improving senior care

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In 2016 the leading edge of the Baby Boomers began celebrating their 70th birthday. More often than not,”Aging in Place” resonates as the anthem of “Boomers”. Technology, specifically digital technology, is a viable means of  preserving continued independence for senior adults, and the list of available helpful gadgets continues to grow. Wearable devices, smart phones,and tablets significantly contribute to the health and well-being of today’s senior adults. This fact is no longer questionable; data-driven analytics help seniors, caregivers and concerned family members closely monitor healthcare issues such as medication management, blood pressure,and diabetes. Seniors are beginning to realize the importance […]
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26Apr, 2017

5 Memory Improving Techniques for Seniors

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  As people age, one common complaint is memory loss. This isn’t only true of seniors who suffer from illnesses such as dementia. Many seniors find that their memories deteriorate over time. There are certain ways to prevent, minimize, or even reverse this problem. Learn about 5 memory improving techniques that can be used for seniors and improve their well-being! 1. Challenge the Brain In some ways, the brain is like a muscle; the more it’s used, the stronger it gets. One problem that many older adults face is that they […]
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2Mar, 2017

Learn Ways to Help Seniors Maintain a Healthy Diet

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All too often, elderly people will fall into poor eating habits. This can be caused by a number of things, but some of the most common causes of unhealthy eating habits include depression and boredom. As the family member of a senior with a poor diet, you may find yourself feeling afraid for a your loved one’s health. This feeling may become even more overwhelming if the older adult has become overweight, or if they have other health problems such as diabetes. In these cases, you might be led to […]
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16Feb, 2017

Chicago Parks Offer Senior Activities

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As an elderly member of the community, you may find yourself cooped up in the house all too often. After all, without a job to go to, it doesn’t always seem necessary to get out and about. Unfortunately, sitting around in the confines of your home too often can lead to depression and a whole myriad of other health problems. Therefore, it is crucial that you continue to fill your schedule with outings as often as possible Luckily, there are plenty of ways to ensure you are getting out into the […]
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20Oct, 2016

Four Issues That are Important for Seniors in This Coming Election

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The 2016 General Election poses quite an interesting set of candidates for our next US President, in that both party’s nominees are senior citizens – over the age of 65. Democratic nominee, Hillary Clinton will be 69 years old by the time ballots are cast in November, and Republican front-runner, Donald Trump is 70 years old. Seniors may feel as though the next four political years may bring much-needed attention to senior issues, but according to AARP, the exact opposite is true. With one-quarter of the voting population aged over […]
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