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Is Your Senior Loved One Safe Living Alone?

By |November 23rd, 2015|

It is a question many adult children in Connecticut find themselves asking. Is my aging parent safe living alone? For most seniors, there comes a time when they will no longer be safe living alone […]

Should You Buy Organic for Your Senior?

By |October 28th, 2015|

To buy or not to buy organic, that is the question. The Environmental Working Group (EWG) publishes an annual report called the “Shopper’s Guide to Pesticides in Produce” that may help your decision making. This […]

Signs and Symptoms of Parkinson’s

By |September 29th, 2015|

Do you see signs and symptoms of Parkinson’s in your senior loved one? Parkinson’s disease is a chronic, progressive (symptoms may get worse as time goes by) disorder in which dopamine levels in your brain […]

Scams Targeting Seniors

By |September 21st, 2015|

Scams targeting seniors are on the rise and the AARP is taking action. The AARP Fraud Network recently used a “reverse boiler room” campaign to advise Connecticut AARP members on how to identify a scam. […]

Antibiotics and Superbugs

By |September 16th, 2015|

Antibiotics and superbugs, is there a connection? Most definitely. Antibiotics have been depended on for fighting bacteria for nearly 100 years. And research has shown that our dependence may have gotten out of control. Overuse […]

Recommended In-Home Senior Technology Solutions

By |September 9th, 2015|

Family caregivers often find themselves in the unenviable position of having to make difficult decisions about a senior loved one’s safety and the feasibility of them living alone. No one wants to force an aging […]

How to Minimize Risk of Infections During a Hospital Stay [VIDEO]

By |August 25th, 2015|

Consumer Reports recently published a report on the germ warfare going on in hospitals and provided information on how to protect yourself from infections during a hospital stay. In the study, more than 3,000 U.S. hospitals […]

Animal-Assisted Therapy for Seniors

By |August 18th, 2015|

The Mayo Clinic recently published an article on pet therapy, aka animal assisted therapy and activities. The June 2015 article discusses the growing support for pet therapy and its value to people recovering from medical […]

Tips for Traveling With a Senior

By |August 10th, 2015|

Tips for Traveling With a Senior Loved One
Everyone deserves a relaxing summer vacation, but for parents of a special needs child or caregiver of an elderly family member, it can seem more like work than […]

CarePlus: Personal Care and Technology

By |August 2nd, 2015|

CarePlus is a program developed by Assisted Living Services that offers the benefits of a personal care assistant and senior care technology.
If you are a caregiver for a Connecticut senior or a loved one who […]