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A More Efficient Way to Manage at-Home Care.

When Geoff Nudd's father was struggling to take care of his own mother who lived 1,200 miles away, Nudd, age 36, created a simple Google document for...
Author: steve
Publish Date: November 04, 2015

Trouble using a cell phone, or smartphone? Jitterbug Touch may be the answer!

David Inns, age 46, was running the consumer division of Bell Mobility in Canada, a wireless company, when he was brought in by San Diego, California...
Author: steve
Publish Date: November 04, 2015

A New Service that May Help Provide Care for Your Family

Here is another success story from CNBC: Sherwin Sheik, CareLinx CEO and founder: Sheik, age 37, was motivated to start his business after his mother...
Author: steve
Publish Date: November 04, 2015

"The idea of preventative and holistic medicine is resonating with people." -Joel Theisen

Shared via CNBC (to read more see the link below): Joel Theisen, Lifesprk CEO and founder Theisen's desire in starting Minneapolis, Minnesota-based...
Author: steve
Publish Date: November 04, 2015

Holiday Mocktails for Senior Health, by Susan Oderwald, Always Best Care

As the Holiday Season approaches, many of us are looking forward to family gatherings and events to mark the season.  However, all of us working in...
Author: Soderwald
Publish Date: November 01, 2015

Why we are never too old to dance

According to the UK Telegraph: A recent survey from the Royal Academy of Dance found the older you get, the less embarrassed you are to get up and...
Author: steve
Publish Date: October 27, 2015

Costs for End of Life Dementia care are vastly disproportionate to all other conditions

The study findings were published online Oct. 26 in the Annals of Internal Medicine. According to the article from CBS News:  "Health care and...
Author: steve
Publish Date: October 27, 2015

Senior Living Community in FL goes upscale

Like any other business, it is interesting to see how establishments try to differentiate themselves and offer "something for everyone." This senior...
Author: ante
Publish Date: October 27, 2015

Exercise is the cornerstone of great health

It is no surprise that exercise can have great benefits, this is true especially in seniors. The American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)...
Author: steve
Publish Date: October 27, 2015

Affordable Care Act Insurance rates are increasing

According to the Washington Post:  "The prices for a popular and important group of health plans sold through the federal insurance exchange will...
Author: ante
Publish Date: October 27, 2015

Matching Home Care Providers with Clients in 12 minutes

Sounds like a fantasy but one company out of California aims to solve the problem of paring care givers and seniors in just such a way. HomeHero has...
Author: steve
Publish Date: October 27, 2015

New legislation is making it easier for more adults to remain in their homes.

Congress passes legislation that will expand the All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) program, which allows providers to develop programs that...
Author: steve
Publish Date: October 27, 2015

How technology is improving the lives of seniors at home.

The quality of the lives of seniors that are home bound is often a lonely and isolated way of life. Bringing technology and connecting seniors in...
Author: steve
Publish Date: October 27, 2015

New Way to Fight Alzheimer's

From BU.edu:  In the war against Alzheimer’s disease, one of the big villains is a protein called amyloid beta—Abeta, for short. In a diseased brain...
Author: steve
Publish Date: October 27, 2015

Dancing Keeps Our Seniors Young!

Do you believe in the power of dance? Many of our seniors do, and it is keeping them youthful and healthy! I came across this article, and ot really...
Author: steve
Publish Date: October 27, 2015