Posts tagged Simply Home
Who Are You?

As a company that values people, we want to do more than create outcomes with technology. We also want to provide a platform for voices to be heard so others can be inspired by the passions, visions, and courage these individuals have to share. Check out our latest video where the individuals we work with tell us WHO they are and WHAT they want.

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NCBDDD Publishes MMWR on Prevalence of Disability and Disability Type in the United States

To reflect on a month of recognition for the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities (NCBDDD) announced a new Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) report that describes the percentage of adults living with disabilities in each state and select functional disability types. 

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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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HomeWatch Caregivers and SimplyHome: Partnering to provide best care

Complex problems call for innovative solutions, so we recognized that by combining SimplyHome technology with HomeWatch CareGivers visits, we can provide the greatest level of care at the most affordable total cost. We are proud to work with the SimplyHome team to offer creative options to keep our most vulnerable citizens safe at home," stated Ernie Konkoli, President, HomeWatch CareGivers.

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Companies in Asheville Give Back

Asheville has a well-earned reputation for many things, from craft beer and a hopping culinary scene to its rich history and gorgeous natural setting. But perhaps less well known, though equally brag worthy, is the area’s commitment to taking care of its citizens.

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Innovation Has Nothing To Do With Age

The view that innovation has nothing to do with age is supported by research of Benjamin Jones of Northwestern University. He states that a 55-year-old and even a 65-year-old have significantly more innovation potential than a 25-year-old. He based his conclusions on data on Nobel Prize winners and great inventors.

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The Power of Music

Playing a song from the past won't make it easier for patients to remember individuals, but it will cut down on stress.

In patients with Alzheimer's disease, songs from the past can have an almost magical ability to trigger memories—even when someone previously couldn't recognize family members or even have a conversation.

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“Deciding Who They Want To Be: Young Adults With Special Needs Make Transition From School”

While they are in school, people with special needs are entitled to certain services and supports. But after graduating, they enter what is often called a “non-entitlement system ” —that is, services are not guaranteed. As young adults prepare to leave the cocoon of school, their parents face questions familiar to anyone who has raised a child. Where will he live? How will she cover her living expenses? How much support will she need?

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