One of the more frightening aspects of aging is the possibility of an older person losing consciousness and not being able to tell those who come to her/his aid her/his medical history. One company has come up with an innovative solution to this serious, and life-threatening problem. The company is called YITSOL and they developed…

Here at Dry Harbor, we love seeing politicians considering the needs of seniors and issues that stop them from being met. One such politician is Florida Sen. Rene Garcia, who has always been very committed to issues relating to seniors (as well as families). Having participated in the Senate Children, Families, and Elder Affairs Committee he…

It may initially seem that keeping tabs on the elderly is somewhat “Big Brother-esque” but if it can save lives, then the latest venture hailing from Iruma, Japan, may actually be most welcome. A city in Japan – Iruma (close to Tokyo) are starting to supply miniscule QR Code Stickers (which are waterproof) to families…

In many ways winter can be the hardest season to get through for older people. Among the many risks which increase during the colder months are injuries and illness. Simply walking can become treacherous as sidewalks ice over, snow piles up and makes obstacles, and cold dry air makes recovery from illness more difficult. Not…

Prospects are good for living longer and healthier than ever before in human history. According to today’s research, this generation is likely to live about ten years longer than that of our parents. And as health care advances, and scientific knowledge about human physiology and how it relates to our health progresses, so too does…

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