Technology Best Bets for Seniors in Assisted Living
Posted November 15, 2013
assisted living facilities are entrusted with a lot: they care for our parents and other loved ones at a time when they are developing special needs, but still want to remain independent. Recently, technology has been evolving that helps them fulfill that charge and care for seniors more effectively, with less intrusion into their lives. Such technologies have been harnessing the power of wireless Internet to help seniors live safely and independently within such facilities. 1. Motion-sensing systems: Sophisticated motion sensors installed around the home can help detect the well-being of seniors and communicate possible risks to caregivers and families. ...read more
How often should we visit when our loved ones are in assisted living?
Posted November 12, 2013
Thank you to our friend Ryan for another great guest post: How Often Should We Visit Our Loved Ones Who Are In Care? Most individuals realize the difficulty of the decision to choose to send a loved one to an assisted living or care home facility; however, few people understand the ongoing concern after that decision has been made. Even just deciding when to visit and for how long is a heavily weighed choice for most as visiting can provoke a variety of emotions for both parties involved. For individuals visiting, the visit can prompt feelings of sadness or frustration, ...read more