Technology And How It Can Keep Seniors At HomeAs you continue to live your life in your own home during your senior years, you can often depend on cost effective technology to keep up with your changing needs. Doing so means that you will be assisted to such an extent that even if you are plagued with certain ongoing physical and/or mental challenges in your later life, you will no longer necessarily be forced into an alternative home situation.
When Is The Right Time To Discuss Senior In-Home Care?Bringing up the need for your senior to gain access to in-home care can be a tough task to take on for all parties. So, to assist in getting the discussion going when or if need be, following are some items, ideas and concerns to consider.
Fall Risk, Including Osteoporosis And Other Aging FactorsFall prevention is arguably the most important field of focus among older Americans. Because of health factors such as immobility, chronic health issues like osteoporosis, and the overall effects of being frail, taking a tumble often happens and that can change a person's quality of life in an instant.
Care For The Caregivers? Family Members Need Help Too!Caregiver burn-out is not only a genuine malady, but a massive problem as well. Although rewarding in both the long and the short run, this heartfelt and typically volunteer job taken on by a family member can be both demanding and unrelenting, often lasting months and even years.
Avoid Senior Scams…What You Need To KnowUnfortunately, Americans -- and senior citizens, in particular -- have long been targets for all kinds of scams and while some con attempts are fairly easy to spot, some are not. So, to be as aware as humanly possible concerning anything that may raise a red flag in this arena, become aware of the common kinds of ulterior schemes that are in play every day and do your best to ensure you do not fall for any of them.
Program Offers Support For Senior CaregiversCaring for a senior who resists the help? A senior care specialist will visit KCAL 9 Studios to share some tips to ease some of the stress of caregivers.