New technology promotes healthy aging in place

(BPT) – As millions of baby boomers reach their golden years, they’re changing the world yet again, this time by driving a booming market in senior-friendly ageing-in-place technologies. From simple wearable devices to high-tech monitoring systems, the list of gadgets designed to help ageing boomers stay independent is extensive and growing. Home-based technology tools are […]

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How To Garden Safely When You’re A Senior

Gardening is a great outdoor activity for people of all ages, especially seniors. Not only does it have lots of benefits for your physical health, it’s also great for improving your mental health. Practicing gardening regularly can maintain flexibility and mobility, stave off conditions like osteoporosis and relieve things like stress and depression, plus it can […]

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Fire Safety for Elders with Special Health Needs

Decreased mobility, sight, hearing or cognitive capabilities may limit a person’s ability to take the quick action necessary to escape during a fire emergency. People over the age of 65 are twice as likely to suffer injuries or lose their lives in fires compared to the population-at-large, according to the U.S. Fire Administration, part of […]

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