4 Innovative Technologies to Improve Senior Care

Gone are the days of medication reminders in the form of plastic pill boxes and magnetic fridge calendars. No longer do you have to call your elderly parent several times throughout the day, praying they will pick up the phone, fearing the worst if they don’t. Why is mom not answering? Did she slip in the bathroom while getting out of the tub again? Did she forget to turn her stove off again? Now, with advancements in technology, our job as children who care for our elderly parents has gotten significantly easier. Amada Senior Care offers The BeClose System that…

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Caregiver Technology: The Future of Aging in Place

Nearly 90 percent of seniors say they want to age in place in their own home for as long as possible, and a large majority believe their current home is where they will always live. However, at some point, nearly every senior will need assistance with performing daily tasks. Currently, there are around 40 million people in the U.S. acting as a caregiver in some form to an elderly relative. The added responsibility of caring for a senior loved one to an already busy and overbooked life will add stress, that untreated, will eventually lead to caregiver burnout.  A recent…

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Seniors and Technology

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In their lifetimes, today’s seniors have witnessed some of the most incredible technological advancements in history; space shuttles, televisions, computers, the Internet, cell phones and more. Even so, the rapidly advancing technology scene of the past few years can seem intimidating and cause many seniors to shy away from using the latest devices and tools – specifically computers and the internet. In 2012, the Pew Research Center found that 41 percent of seniors do not go online at all. There are multiple reasons seniors want or have to stay out of the loop when it comes to the internet. Two…

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