Tempo medical alert from CarePredict

The Tempo Medical Alert From CarePredict

We're watching an interesting start-up company in the medical alert space.  The company is called CarePredict and they have a very interesting in-home medical alert device called "Tempo" (which is not yet commercially available).  The Tempo device is different than a traditional medical alert system in that it's a "wearable" that tracks activity and patterns through sophisticated algorithms.  Sensors placed around the home pick-up the activity … [Continue Reading.]

Senior Discounts for Rental Cars

2015 Best List Of Senior Discounts

We've had a great response to all of our senior discount lists published so far in 2015.  You'll see many of our discount lists noted in the upper menu bar (under "discounts").  Now that we've reviewed all of the major categories, it's time to compile our master list of senior discounts for 2015.  Most of the service providers on this list have been vetted and updated, but we always rely on our Senior List Community to provide updates as changes … [Continue Reading.]

Tempo medical alert from CarePredict

The Tempo Medical Alert From CarePredict

We're watching an interesting start-up company in the medical alert space.  The company is called CarePredict and they have a very interesting in-home medical alert device called "Tempo" (which is not yet commercially available).  The Tempo device is different than a traditional medical alert system in that it's a "wearable" that tracks activity and patterns through sophisticated algorithms.  Sensors placed around the home pick-up the activity … [Continue Reading.]

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Top Gadgets For Seniors

Nell Bernstein (senior editor) over at Caring.com wrote up an informative post on aging in place gadgets.  Many of these gadgets have been highlighted here on The Senior List, but we wanted to share Nell's list with our readers too. The Center for Disease Control defines aging in place as "the ability to live in one's own home and community safely, independently, and comfortably, regardless of age, income, or ability level".  Many of the gadgets … [Continue Reading.]

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Top Gadgets For Seniors

Nell Bernstein (senior editor) over at Caring.com wrote up an informative post on aging in place gadgets.  Many of these gadgets have been highlighted … [Read More...]

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gadgets for seniors

Top Gadgets For Seniors

Nell Bernstein (senior editor) over at Caring.com wrote up an informative post on aging in place gadgets.  Many of these gadgets have been highlighted here on The Senior List, but we wanted to share Nell's list … [Continue Reading

Longest Marriage in America

Longest Marriage In America

"Behind every great man is a greater woman."  So says Lee Cowan, a reporter for CBS Sunday Morning.  Lee was able to uncover some of life's most complicated secrets during a recent visit to Hemingford, … [Continue Reading

Life with Alzheimer's Disease

Life With Alzheimer’s Disease

Life with Alzheimer's Disease can be pretty tough.  It's tough on sufferers of this debilitating disease and it's tough on caregivers too.  Although much progress has been made researching Alzheimer's Disease, … [Continue Reading

Best places to retire

Best Places To Retire 2015

In January International Living published their list of best places to retire for 2015.  It wasn't just their personal favorite places, the "best places to retire list" was based on a set of metrics that looked … [Continue Reading

Retirement Planning

7 Financial Moves Before Retirement

U.S. News and World Report published a great list of money moves you need to make 5 years BEFORE you retire.  These moves can make a huge difference in your quality of life if you're one of the millions of … [Continue Reading

Caregiving and avoiding burnout

Caregiving And The Toll It Takes

If you're a caregiver or you know someone who is, chances are you know that what a difficult job this can be day in and day out. Caregiver stress and caregiver burnout are real issues to deal with, especially … [Continue Reading

Thank you grandparents- a tribute to my grandparents

Thank You Grandparents: A Tribute

I cherish the privilege of having three living grandmothers. My children have four living great-grandmothers, two grandmothers, and two grandfathers.  How fortunate are we!  I have always attributed my love for … [Continue Reading

Work In Assisted Living

Work In Assisted Living Facilities

Ever thought about working in a senior living facility?  Ever wonder what it might be like?  We found a great video detailing what it's like to work in assisted living facilities.  The people that work in … [Continue Reading

Dementia Care

New Test For Alzheimers Shows Promise

Today, there is no single test used to diagnose Alzheimer's Disease but that may be changing soon.  A new study is being touted ahead of its release at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Neurology … [Continue Reading

Sleep Problems and Dementia Risk

Sleep Problems And Dementia

Did you know that this week is "Sleep Awareness Week"?  Sleep awareness week starts March 2nd and ends on the 8th with daylight savings time, when we all spring forward.  Here's what The National Sleep … [Continue Reading

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