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Top 25 Smartphones for Seniors

With the advancements in technology, you have a diversity of products available on the market. This means you have products perfect for different types of people. For example, younger people prefer a phone with a high mega-pixel camera, high-quality audio, and a wide selection of applications. As you move towards the elderly, they are looking […]

Top 10 Assisted Living Facilities in Iowa

Love the changing seasons? Iowa might just be the perfect place for you to spend your latter days of life in, for when it comes to weather, Iowa enjoys all four seasons and each come splendidly dressed in natural beauty. Iowa is also considered a safe state and its low crime rate that’s below the […]

Top 10 Assisted Living Facilities in Cleveland

For those exploring assisted living in Cleveland, you’ve come to the right place. Cleveland has University Circle! Populated with cultural, religious, social service, and of course educational facilities, you’ve stumbled upon an eclectic environment of diversity and excitement. There’s lots of bars, restaurants and entertainment in the area as well, should you decide to leave […]

Top 25 Walkers for Seniors

There are many different types of walkers available on the market. The one you choose will depend on what you need and your walking goals. In regards to walkers, they come in many different frame shapes, have adjusting features to accommodate different types of users, and even have different wheel sizes for stability levels. In […]

Top 10 Assisted Living Facilities in Boston

Boston, Massachusetts is the epicenter of academia and culture. Harvard is in nearby Cambridge, MIT is also nearby, along with many other reputable schools. The streets are idyllic in the winter time, as if you just walked off a Walt Whitman poem. The Freedom Trail is in Boston, as is the permanent home of the […]

Top 10 Assisted Living Facilities in Alaska

Alaska might not be the obvious first choice destination for most people to retire to, but it has all the fresh air and wilderness a person could hope for. What’s more, the state boasts 0 percent tax on any retirement income and has some of the country’s highest Medicaid spending for eligible seniors. While sunseekers might […]

What Are IADLs or the Instrumental Activities of Daily Living?

IADLs or the Instrument Activities of Daily Living are more complex than the Activities of Daily Living (ADLs) needed for basic unassisted living and go a long way in improving the quality of life in elders. Definition of Instrumental Activities of Daily Living (IADLs) The Instrumental Activities of Daily Living (IADLs or the Instrumental ADLs) […]

What is a Medicaid Waiver? Your Guide to Medicaid Home and Community Based Services

What is a Medicaid waiver, anyway? Let us help you discover what you need to know about Medicaid waivers and how to access home and community based services. A Definition of Medicaid Waivers A Medicaid waiver is a provision in Medicaid law which allows the federal government to waive rules that usually apply to the […]

Adult Foster Care, Perhaps a Good Option for Your Loved Ones

Is Adult Foster Care a Humane Option? First you need to know what it is. Adult foster care (AFC) is the equivalent of you caring for and engaging your loved one, except with AFC, professionals are doing it. Often, children find it is difficult to fully care for their parents or their grandparents due to […]

The Older Americans Act: How It Serves Seniors Today

For most of human history, “aging” wasn’t a hot topic. In the Iron and Bronze Ages, people didn’t live past their twenties. By 1900, the average lifespan was still under 50 years in the United States. We worked, raised a family, and died. Over the past century, a combination of sanitation, improved living conditions and […]