Posts tagged Aging Parents
Will baby boomers save the world?

The question is, after being the 50- and 60-year beneficiaries of the opportunities and options we inherited, what will we give back to the world? And what will we do with the 20 or 30 extra years that no previous generation has had?

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For Today's Retirees, There's No Place Like Home

American retirees these days are gravitating toward the notion of staying put and "aging in place" rather than moving to sunnier climes, new data show.

USA Today reported an AARP study found the overwhelming majority of people 50 years of age and over want to remain in their home and community “for as long as possible.”

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Defining the 'F" word

Whether you are caring for an aging parent, a child with developmental disability or another loved one, caregiver burnout is a real risk. It is time to take care of yourself and understand your own emotions.

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Give Technology A Try

Giving technology a try means doing research on what you or your loved one actually needs. Are you afraid of falling and not having the ability to call someone? Are you worried about taking medicine on time? Is wandering a concern for you? With the help of family and professionals, it is crucial to decide what your priorities look like.

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Medical-alert systems can be helpful, especially for older people living alone

Sales of med-alert services are growing and are expected to continue doing so as the baby boom generation ages. Should you consider buying one, for either yourself or an aging parent who spends time alone? Here’s a quick guide on what the systems offer and what to look for when you shop.

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SimplyHome Announces the Launch of Their Newest Product - The SimplyHome System: Empowered by Technology™
Stay active and keep family close
Holiday Weekend Reflection
Aging in Place- the dangers and solutions
Communities offer support to ‘age in place’