Blog Posts in 2013

  • 2013 World Alzheimer Report

    While in home care isn’t the only solution, it is a very good one. The demand is currently high and increasing. The World Alzheimer Report by Alzheimer’s Disease International predicts that between 2010 and 2050, the total number of seniors who require care will nearly triple from 101 to 277 million. The report estimates that half of those seniors will be suffering from Alzheimer’s disease or ...
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  • Why Aging in Place Makes Sense

    There’s no place like home, even if you don’t own a pair of ruby slippers. For most people, home becomes even more important as the years go by. According to a study conducted by AARP, nearly 90 percent of people age 65 and above want to remain in their own homes or “age in place” as long as possible. Aging in place allows seniors to maintain their independence, and this sense of self-control is ...
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  • Social Media Provides Physical and Cognitive Benefits for Seniors

    Gone is the day that seniors are intimidated and overwhelmed by modern technology. In fact, sites that monitor social media report that approximately half of all seniors in the United States use the Internet regularly, and many are active on Facebook. It’s never too late to learn something new, and it shouldn’t be surprising that seniors 74 and older are the fastest-growing demographic among ...
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