Just because a person is in the twilight of his/her life does not mean he/she should not enjoy all the amazing technological developments that have manifested during his/her lifetime. The stereotype that older citizens do not enjoy nor understand “new-fangled gadgets” or want to, is ageist, and should be dismissed handily. There are lots of…

Seniors, or any patient, who has experienced the frustrating and frightening necessity of having their radiological test results read by a bevy of doctors, often not all located in the same location, surely wish that there was a better way. The test results are downloaded to a CD (compact disc) and then either sent in…

Valentine’s Day is coming up and even though seniors may look different, inside – as many of them will tell you – they still feel like they’re 21 again.  And, as any 21 will tell you, Valentine’s Day is an utterly important and anticipated event in their lives. So, given the obvious challenges (including: death…

Whereas we usually try to tell our children to get off their screens and go do something else instead, for seniors the message is quite antithetical.  It’s actually beneficial for the elderly to figure out how to use technology. Given that a Pew Research Study conducted earlier this year found that 85 percent of American…

Here is an idea you can really sink your teeth into: Fast 3D denture printing! A Chinese company named Porimy offers perfectly customized dentures using their unique technology which quickly creates 3D-printed dentures in just one week. For conventional dentures people visit their dentist many times over several weeks in order to have their dentures…

Timeless is a new app developed by a 14-year-old girl named Emma Yang designed to help people with Alzheimer’s cope better with appointments, social interactions and more, to ultimately improve and maintain their quality of life. Ms. Yang was inspired to do something for Alzheimer’s patients when you witnessed the decline of cognitive function, especially…

The elderly are probably the most – or at least one of the most – vulnerable groups when it comes to the flu season.  As such it is our responsibility to ensure they are protected as much as possible. In this short video broadcast by Channel 8 KLKN-TV, tips on keeping elderly residents safe and…

One of the most common cause of injury to seniors are falls. As people age and become weak their balance becomes compromised, so the prospect of falling looms ever present. Falls can often lead to serious injury, such as broken bones, which can take a long time to heal, or lacerations, that can lead to…

Remember being a child and running everywhere, sometimes falling, getting back up and finding your stride with hardly a moment lost? Even if you scraped your knee you still ran all the way home to get your band aid and kiss. As we get older the prospect of falling becomes more frightening. Therefore, many physicians…

There are many suggestions on what helps us age well.  In this video, Dr. Steve Hoffman gives tips for Core Wellness TV.  People going through rehab have benefited from his tips on diet, with green food being the way to go.  Omega 3 through kale is a great first step.  This is the second part…

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