Krystal Tucker

Individuals With Alzheimer’s – Priorities and Tools for Care When thinking about old age, you imagine your parents sitting on their front porch on rocking chairs watching the sun set. However, sometimes aging without aid in the comfort of your own home isn’t an option. Certain conditions can pull aging individuals from that idealistic image …

With the increase in life expectancy, the world’s population is growing older. Most seniors are resistant to the idea of giving up their autonomy in favor of invasive care and a lot of work is being done to build the infrastructure needed for more of them to maintain their independence as long as possible. Most …

The sunshine and beautiful weather that come along with the summer months can usually draw most people outside of their homes and into the great outdoors at least a handful of times. There are numerous health benefits to being outside. Along with the benefits of physical activity and exercise, getting vitamin D from the sun is …

By Sanjay Chadha & Giang Nguyen The Medical Alert system was first introduced in the 70s, way before the birth of the Internet as we know it today. During its beginnings, Medical Alert systems used telephone lines to connect care receivers to emergency assistance. A device that was always conveniently within reach and that used …

Medical alert bracelets and other forms of proactive injury prevention for seniors who are still living at home are vital to ensure their safety. According to this article, Seniors and Aging–Preventing Falls in and around Your Home  “Every year, one in three Canadian seniors will fall at least once. Hip fractures are the most common …