5 Proven Approaches Geriatricians use to Prevent Falls
Geriatricians have long recognized this risk and work with their patients to reduce the risk of falling. A geriatrician is a doctor who specializes in care for people 65 and older. Geriatricians will approach each patient's needs individually, and they possess the knowledge and expertise needed to accommodate seniors.While geriatricians treat physical problem most of these doctors understand this includes: recognizing how health conditions affect seniors socially and emotionally, and vice…
How Technology Helps Aging Parents Stay In Their Homes
No one likes to give up their independence. Thankfully, manufacturers and service providers are catering to the growing number of seniors who want to age in place in their own homes. Aging in place, the preferred lifestyle for older adults, requires tools and support that allow seniors to live in their own homes safely and independently. This concept is the foundation of The CareGiver Partnership. Products and services to facilitate aging in place are continually emerging, with technology…
11 Practical Father's Day Gifts Dad Will Actually Use
For older dads, there’s nothing like receiving a Father’s Day gift that keeps a man on the move and independent. Father’s Day is Sunday, June 21, and this year, considering getting Dad something he’ll actually use. As Dad gets older, sometimes the greatest gift we can give is something that helps him maintain dignity and normalcy. That can be the ideal gift for the dad who’s not quite as independent as he once was.
Apple's New Homekit and Watch Can Help You Care for Your Loved One
Old age brings with it a variety of health concerns and difficulties, such as the necessity to frequently take prescription meds and reduced personal mobility. Many of the elderly must rely upon family members or other caregivers to help them with their daily lives — especially caregivers who work full-time. This situation may significantly change in the coming years because of developments that are taking place in health care apps and the “Internet of Things.” New hardware and software…
5 Innovations to Help You stay in Your Home
Builders, manufacturers and service providers are catering to the growing number of seniors who want to age in place in their own homes. Aging in place — the preferred lifestyle for older adults — requires tools and support that allow seniors to live in their own homes safely and independently. This concept is the foundation of The CareGiver Partnership.
Non-Slip Bath Step with Handle
MaxiAids: Get in and out of the bath tub with confidence! This safe and sturdy bath step has a textured, non-slip base and includes a curved safety ha...
Win a FREE Stander Security Product and Case of Abena
As part of our “Helping You Get On With Life” monthly sweepstakes, we are giving away a prize bundle that includes a Stander security pole with grab bars and a case of Abena disposable products.
What Are The Most Important Features of a Medical Alert System?
Shopping around for medical alert monitoring systems? We have the most important features to look for so you can compare medical alert companies.
Home Safety Tips for Aging Parents
Make your elderly parent's home more safe or move your aging parent into your home using Medical Alert Advice's tips.
5 Easy, Inexpensive Ways to Instantly Improve Home Safety
In recognition of Low Vision Awareness Month, we’re providing easy tips to improve home safety and a reminder to download our free fall prevention guide. February is Low Vision Awareness Month. According to the National Eye Institute, low vision means that even with eyeglasses and other corrective measures, people can have difficulty with everyday tasks. Among the elderly, low vision can contribute to trips, falls and loss of mobility. Falling and fear of falling is a concern for those with…