Tagged: technology

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Gadgets to Help Your Elderly Loved One Outside

There are lots of gadgets to help your elderly loved one outside, from walking stick ice picks, to outdoor stair lifts, we look at 8 must-haves for elderly independence.  Getting out and about Home care isn’t about keeping your loved one inside, it’s about keeping them safe. Research shows...

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Home Safety Without a Carer

Ensuring home safety can be difficult without a carer, but there are measures you can put in place while you decide on the right home care solution for you. Home safety Nothing is quite like a person being on hand to physically help. Whether it’s cooking a meal, answering...

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Elderly Tech Solutions For Peace-of-Mind

A house cleaning robot, hairdryer stand, magnifying desk lamp, Hive heating and door sensor set, can all make a big difference to your loved one’s wellbeing as well as your peace of mind.  Tech solutions for peace-of-mind Your loved one might not be ready for a carer just yet,...

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HomeTouch now offering new monitoring service for elderly

Canary Care and HomeTouch Today, we are thrilled to announce that we are offering Canary Care’s home monitoring service for all HomeTouch customers. The sensor technology monitors movement, door activity, and temperature levels to identify potential health risks or hazards, providing carers and families with the peace of mind...

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Adverse Drug Reactions In the Elderly

Adverse drug reactions happen, for the most part, because of the number of medications taken and the different times of day each medication needs to be taken. Elderly patients, on average, take 3 times as much medication as younger people. Amongst the wide range of drugs taken by these patients, the most...

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How To Set Up a Caregiving Schedule

With the right scheduling tool, you can coordinate with friends and family members and professional carers to provide better, more structured care for your loved one. How to set up a caregiving schedule As a carer, you already know how busy you are. Between medical appointments, physiotherapy sessions, running...

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What is the best simple tablet for the elderly?

The most simple tablet for elderly users will probably be the most simple tablet for every user. Good tablet design is intuitive, it’s app design that can make things more complicated. What is the best simple tablet for the elderly? What are the important characteristics when looking for a...