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Dynamic Living Oversized Digital Led Calendar Wall Clock Review


Dynamic Living Oversized 16-inch X 7.5-inch Digital Led Calendar Wall Clock is all its name promises it will be. This clock is more than a clock. It’s also a calendar with date and day readings. The larger and more readable numbers make this the perfect clock for everyone, but especially for the elderly or others […]

The Importance of Phones for the Elderly


Reliable communication is such a common, ordinary thing that we do not even think about it anymore. The invention of the telephone by Alexander Graham Bell in 1876 revolutionized the way we think about communication. Now, today, we have cell phones and email as well as landlines. But, to many of the elderly, a phone […]

The Top Five Dementia Medications For Seniors


There is no cure for dementia, so in a best case scenario, medications that are currently available are only able to slow the rate at which the symptoms progress. Four out of the top five dementia medications are Acetylcholinesterase inhibitors, also referred to as AChE inhibitors: Donepezil (Aricept) Galantamine (Razadyne) Rivastigmine (Exelon or the Exelon […]

Dry and Store Zephyr Hearing Aid Dryer Review


Dry and Store Zephyr Hearing Aid Dryer is the modern solution for drying and disinfecting all forms of hearing technology, which is common among aging adults with developing hearing problems. Customer reviews boast the performance and effectiveness of this device for what it does and beyond, claiming that it meets its peek efficiency right away […]

Announcing the “Baby Boomer Blues: Which Pills are You Popping” Infographic


We’ve just released our latest infographic: “Baby Boomers Blues: What Pills are You Popping?” The infographic takes a look at some of the most common health issues  senior citizens and Baby Boomers deal with on a daily basis (from Hypertension to Erectile Disfunction) and the specific medications they use to help deal with and ease […]

The Average Cost of Senior Living: Can You Afford It?


The average cost of senior living can range from $500 to $1500 a month, according to the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics. Seniors residing in assisted living facilities have a monthly average cost ranging from $1,500 to $3,500 a month. The average cost of senior living varies by state and region, but expenses are […]

Drive Medical Home Bed Assist Handle Review


For some people, just getting out of bed in the morning and getting back in at night can present a tremendous physical and emotional challenge; for others, this precarious situation can be a bit more problematic. There are many kinds of products on the market to assist people in making going sleeping and waking in […]

Technology is Helping Seniors Keep in Touch


Assisted living facilities provide a lot of peace of mind for people who have elderly family members or friends who can no longer care for themselves on their own, but even with medical specialists checking in on them, it’s still helpful to keep in touch personally. Regular visits aren’t always possible, particularly for those who […]

Convalescent Homes – Exploring Convalescent Homes for the Elderly


If you are a loved one or caretaker of an elder with long-term illness, a convalescent home may be something that you have considered looking in to. Convalescent homes are generally considered housing for elderly or ill patients to recover from long term illnesses. They offer specific and immediate medical care and support to post-surgical […]

Braun Thermoscan Ear Thermometer Review


According to WebMD, infants and small children are prone to get fevers because their immune systems are still developing, and are not as capable of warding off infections as older children. Therefore, it’s important for parents to be able to take their infant or young child’s temperature accurately to determine an appropriate course of treatment. […]