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How the Symphony Can Benefit Seniors

When a certain song comes on the radio, you can find yourself transported back in time to a memory from your childhood. Music is special that way, always stimulating the brain in unexpected and different ways. Symphony music can have similar results for cognitive stimulation, especially in older adults. Here’s why heading to see an […]


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Caption Phones for Seniors

Do you or your loved one have difficulty hearing others? The National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders, or NIDCD, reports that older adults are at an increased risk for some type of hearing loss. While the organization reports that only 2% of adults ages 45-54 have some type of disabling hearing loss, that […]


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Life Alert Systems For Seniors

When it comes to medical alert systems for older adults, reputation and longevity go a long way when you are making a decision. For most of us, when we think of emergency response systems, we think of the iconic “I’ve fallen and I can’t get up” commercials from decades ago. While the phrase has been […]


Home Health Care vs. Home Care

More than 80% of seniors say they want to live at home for as long as possible in retirement. However, as aging can make adults more prone to chronic pain or other complex conditions, living at home alone or with a partner is not always realistic or safe. Fortunately, visiting caregivers can often be the […]


FastHelp Medical Alert Pros and Cons

When it comes to medical alert devices, today’s adult has many more choices than they did just twenty years ago. If you are looking for a no-frills service at a lower cost, FastHelp might be the medical alert system for you. However, you will be giving up a few key features that could come in […]


HandsFree Health: Opening the Front Door to Health

  Bringing new technology to older adults in the middle of a pandemic is not for timid professionals. But the team at HandsFree Health is anything but timid; they are dedicated to giving seniors and their family members a new way to successfully manage health care while at home. Dennis Boone, Chief Consumer Marketing and […]


Getting Out and About After Your COVID-19 Vaccine

Older adults over the age of 65 were one of the first groups to become eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. If you have gotten your vaccine, or if you are finishing up your series, you might be wondering when it is safe to get back to a “normal”, pre-pandemic routine. The past year has […]


Can You Trust Online Reviews?

When you are ready to make an investment in a service or a product, you want to know for sure if you are going to have a good experience. There are plenty of ways to research your potential new purchase but perhaps the best is to ask for a review from someone you know who […]


A Great Call Experience Begins with a Commitment

Have you ever picked up the phone to call a business and ended up hanging up feeling frustrated, confused, or even angry? You already know how much a bad call can negatively impact your thoughts of the company. However, just as much as a bad call experience can shape our impressions, a great call experience […]


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Best Online Exercise Programs for Seniors

It’s never too late to begin healthy habits, including exercise. In fact, the benefits of exercise for older adults occur even with moderate movement goals. No matter if you are a beginner or if you are looking to supplement your routine while staying socially distant from the gym, online workouts can be the perfect solution. […]


10 Best Emergency Alert Apps

When you see dark clouds approaching, or hear on the radio that your area is at risk for a tornado, where can you turn for more reliable information? While local and national news sources are excellent first stops to learn more about current and potential emergency situations, it is wise to also have other resources […]


Alert and Warning Systems

When there is an emergency, whether local or national, do you know how to get the information you need to stay safe? For most of us, weather emergencies and other types of emergency situations are rare occurrences. Having fewer emergency situations is a blessing, certainly, but it also can mean most of us are out […]