Category 'Senior Care Technology'

Robots Geared to Help Seniors at Home

Researchers and robotic companies across the globe are designing specialized robot devices to provide automated help for senior citizens at home.

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Computer Training Helps Seniors Stay in Touch With Loved Ones

The Pew Research Center reports that 54 percent of people over age 65 use the Internet, and more technology training is now geared toward older adults who don’t have to leave home to attend a class.

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Tablet Computers Increase Elders’ Readability

A presentation at the 2012 American Academy of Ophthalmology’s annual meeting offered new findings on why tablet computers are helping people age 50 and older read with more clarity and speed.

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Introducing Older Adults to the Internet

Before introducing elderly loved ones to the Internet, it’s important to ask how they’d like to use the Internet (connect with others, read news and weather, access health information, online banking and shopping, etc.). Teaching sessions should focus on these priority interests.

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Read the Latest Home Care Industry News

The July edition of the Caring Right at Home e-newsletter contains information, advice and support for adult caregiving

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Technology to Keep Seniors Safe at Home

Several technology devices are now available to help seniors live independently and avoid expensive emergency room trips or moves to nursing homes.

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New Tools Specifically Designed for Seniors

Today’s seniors are benefitting from the cutting-edge field of gerontechnology that develops products and services to make work and leisure easier for people as they age.

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Home Elder Care Lessons Learned

A daughter learns much about herself while providing home senior care for her parents. We stumbled across this wonderful story journal at the AARP website, from a third-generation caregiver by circumstance: Kathryn Cody says it took her three generations to really “understand the fundamental t...

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Technology Helps Long-Distance Caregiving

To help them monitor their loved one's care when they cannot be present, some family caregivers are turning to technology to bridge the gap.

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Veterans Benefits and Senior Care

Palm Springs Veterans and widow(er)s of veterans may be entitled to a non-service connected monthly pension to offset long term health care costs such as Palm Springs home health care, assisted living or nursing homes. As the ABC news report emphasizes, many veterans are unaware of this benefit or a...

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