5 Hidden Costs of Aging in Place

Aging in place means being able to live in your own home and community safely, independently and comfortably. Some older people might consider moving into an assisted living facility or a newer home with amenities designed to make aging in place easier. However, you may wish to stay in your own home and make changes so you’ll be comfortable there for the long … [Read more...]

Non-Medical In-Home Care

Definition: Non-Medical In-Home Care Non-medical in-home care is a service that helps people continue to live independently at home, by assisting the individuals in the home with their Activities of Daily Living (ADLs). It is designed to help individuals, as well as family caregivers. This type of caregiving is typically provided by people who do not have formal medical … [Read more...]

A Holiday Faux Pas With Older Parents

Another holiday faux pas—using family time to tell an aging parent that maybe they ought to give up their car keys. Want a real downer? Start talking to a senior about driving and maybe even getting rid of their car. Here’s a stocking stuffer ... just hide their keys and say later that fate intervened, and this is a sign that their driving days should come to an … [Read more...]

Nucleus Interview With Jonathan Frankel, Founder and CEO

Mark Hager talks with Jonathan Frankel, the Founder & CEO of Nucleus – a startup on a mission to redefine the home intercom system . They are making keeping in contact with & caring for your family, easier. They have created a home intercom technology that uses audio and video chat. It makes talking to someone in another room easy, and also allows you to talk with … [Read more...]

How GPS Tools Can Help With Aging in Place

In a previous article on useful technologies for seniors, we discussed care benefits and keeping in touch with family, among other topics. In this post I want to expand a little bit on how some modern technologies can assist individuals in these specific areas. Specifically, thanks to modern GPS tools, there are some new and exciting ways for families to more effectively care … [Read more...]