Tagged: technology for senior care

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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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Help us end the stigma of dementia

James Ashwell, founder of www.unforgettable.org spent five years caring for his mum who had early onset dementia. They were the hardest years of his life, but they gave James a passion to help others on the dementia journey. Here James explains how Unforgettable might be able to help you....

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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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How To Fix The Transparency Problem In Care

Dr. Jamie Wilson talks about his early experiences in elderly care, his views on the current situation, and his vision of the future. Before I went to medical school way back in 1996, I worked at my local hospital as a care assistant. It was a bracing experience for...

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Setting up Wi-Fi or Broadband for Elderly Parents

Setting up Wi-Fi or broadband for an elderly parent can open up new avenues of communication and freedom. Why have Wi-Fi? As your loved ones age, they can become isolated. It’s very easy for this to happen, mobility issues lead to difficulties in getting out and about to see...