Emerging Technologies for Aging

Today's guest post is submitted by MobileHelp. MobileHelp CEO Rob Flippo is the author of the post. MobileHelp is America's leading provider of M-PERS (Mobile-Personal Emergency Response System) technology based in Boca Raton, Florida and services clients in all 50 states.  ...

 
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#ElderCareChat 4/17/13 Recap: Staying Safe

This Wednesday, 57 participants at our live Twitter forum shared the ways they stay safe as caregivers, senior living professionals, and responsible individuals. We talked about everything from the dangers of driving alone, to protecting ourselves and family members online, to ...

 
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Staying Safe At Home or In Assisted Living

In the wake of the Boston Marathon bombings, many are wrestling with the feeling that it’s just not safe to go anywhere anymore...which makes today’s Twitter forum a timely one. At 1pm ET, a community of elder ...

 
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Creating a Safe Senior Living Space

Preventing a fall or related injury is a key aspect of successful aging in place. It doesn’t matter whether the person resides in assisted living, at home, or in another type of senior care community. As the primary caregiver ...

 
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Storm Update: Many Senior Care Facilities Implement Disaster Plans

The past 48 hours have kept East Coast residents on their toes, with mandatory evacuations, power outages, high winds, downed trees, flash flooding, electrical fires, and a number of other issues caused by Hurricane Sandy. The stormy weather has prompted a ...

 
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Preventing Theft and Maintaining Privacy in Assisted Living

It’s an unfortunate reality that things can get stolen in assisted living, but by implementing a few simple practices, it’s easy to prevent the loss of valuables, money, or other items.

Think about it this way: on any ...

 
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Better Mobility in Assisted Living: How to Prevent Injury & Preserve Quality of Life

Today's guest post is by Amanda Frank from Hugo Mobility. We thank Amanda for sharing these practical tips and insightful advice for preventing falls and improving quality of life via various types of mobility equipment.

Accidents happen, even if you’...

 
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