Posts from February, 2014

Is Growing Old a Disadvantage or Not?

Growing old is a phase in life that affects everyone, rich or poor. It is something that is unavoidable. Of course, senior citizens have different outlooks on this stage. Some believe that growing old can be beneficial while others think it is detrimental. But nobody, not even modern technology can stop aging. The truth of… Read More…

CNN Report on ‘Dementia Village’

Attending to an elderly loved one’s normal needs can already turn out to be quite a challenge for many caregivers but imagine if he or she also suffers from some chronic illness such as dementia — for many people, the task becomes even more unbearable that they resort to sending their parents or grandparents to… Read More…

Simplifying Your Life to Address Your Needs

In many cases, particularly for seniors, there comes a time that they realize the need to simplify their lives — whether due to financial reasons, health conditions, recent retirement, and other reasons. While this may be much easier said than done, there are many methods which can allow a person to succeed in this endeavour…. Read More…

Disabled Teenager Receives a Stair Lift as a Gift

A sixteen-year-old boy living in Dunscroft and named Joshua Fox has been suffering from Crohn’s disease for more than 14 of his life. Crohn’s disease is an inflammatory bowel disease affecting the gastrointestinal tract from the mouth to the person’s anus. This disease also makes it painful for him to move due to aches in… Read More…

Don’t Fall Victim to Schemes by Advantage Takers

People who are looking to earn easy-money rarely choose their victims. However, they seem to have taken a liking to senior citizens as more and more of the latter are falling victim to the crimes pulled by various advantage takers. Validate the identity of the person you’re transacting with before giving off personal and financial… Read More…

Things Seniors Should Do to Stay Healthy

People often have to adjust their activities according to their age. While there are a wide array of activities that a young adult can freely do, especially one whose particularly healthy, as we grow older, the range becomes shorter and less variations are available. Here are some things that you should do in order to… Read More…

Securing Home Safety for Seniors

There’s no question that home safety should be a priority among senior citizens. As people grow older, they tend to stay home more and this therefore calls for efforts to keep the house a safe and comfortable place to live in. Securing home safety involves the following efforts: investing in assistive devices such as non-slip… Read More…

Minimizing Fall Occurrence Among Seniors

Factors that contribute to fall accidents among senior citizens are categorized into two: personal and environmental factors. In order to mitigate the occurrence of accidents, seniors have to observe necessary measures concerning the said factors. enroll in exercise classes for senior citizens to improve your balance and avoid falls manage your medications appropriately and educate… Read More…

Seniors Are More Vulnerable to Cyber Crime

Despite their many benefits, certain technological advancements have lead to various problems, particularly to senior citizens. While many developments are realized in order to be of help to people, manufacturers have paid very little attention in making them more user-friendly and secure for older adults. Because of this, advantage-takers have considered the web an ideal… Read More…

Youth Technology Corps Offers Tech Skills to Seniors

Let’s face it; until recently, tech manufacturers have never really paid much attention to the growing population of senior citizens, making them among the least of priorities in the development of user-friendly devices and applications. The Youth Technology Corps from the Evanston Township High School tries to change this indifference towards the technological needs of… Read More…