Caregivers & Families

5 Ways to Pay for Assisted Living

Paying for the care of an aging loved one is a concern for most families and far too often the costs of care come out of their own pocket. When it comes time to utilize assisted living services for your loved ones it's helpful to know you have options and how [...]

By | 2018-06-19T13:28:22+00:00 June 19th, 2018|Categories: Caregivers & Families|0 Comments

Types of Senior Care Facilities and Services

Providing quality care for aging loved ones is a concern for more and more families as the population grows older. We know that navigating the types of senior care services and facilities can be overwhelming, especially when you're making the decision for a loved one.  Many factors go into determining [...]

By | 2018-06-19T13:29:41+00:00 May 15th, 2018|Categories: Caregivers & Families|0 Comments

Blood Test to Identify Alzheimer’s

Blood Test to Identify Alzheimer's While authors of a recent research project say that larger and more long-term studies are needed, a blood test has been developed that can identify people who have high levels of a protein associated with Alzheimer's disease. Scientists in Japan and Australia have developed a [...]

By | 2018-04-27T12:26:03+00:00 February 17th, 2018|Categories: Memory Care|0 Comments

Caregiving and Technology Strategies to Prevent Falls

A missed step. A stumble. Or just a moment of lost balance can cause a person to fall. For older adults – those 65 and above – falls are a serious health risk. From bumps and bruises, to fractures, to brain injuries, the outcome from a fall can be devastating. [...]

By | 2018-04-27T12:26:54+00:00 January 23rd, 2018|Categories: Home safety|0 Comments

6 Symptoms of Caregiver Burnout

If you are a caregiver you understand that caregiver burnout is a serious issue. Caring for a loved one can consume you both physically and emotionally. Frequently, caregivers are juggling jobs, family and caregiving, which results in personal needs being neglected. Nutrition, exercise and social activities may suffer because of [...]

By | 2018-04-27T12:27:38+00:00 November 26th, 2017|Categories: Caregivers & Families|0 Comments

Why Are So Many Scams Targeting Seniors?

Why Do Scammers Target Seniors? Every week we read new reports of widespread scams targeting seniors that cost them their hard-earned money. You might wonder: why do these scams seem to particularly affect senior citizens? And how do I avoid them, or help my elderly parent avoid them? Based on [...]

By | 2018-04-27T12:29:42+00:00 August 31st, 2017|Categories: Technology|0 Comments

Do You Worry About Medication Mistakes?

Medication Mistakes Understanding the dosage and frequency of your medication is important in preventing medication mistakes. Regardless of your age, it is very easy to forget to take your medicine, or not remember if you already took it. This is particularly true if you are taking multiple medications. Also, professionals [...]

By | 2018-04-27T12:29:52+00:00 August 16th, 2017|Categories: Technology|0 Comments

Complimentary Assistive Technology for the Adult Family Living / Foster Caregiver Program

Assistive Technology + Adult Family Living Assisted Living Services and our sister company Assisted Living Technologies have been offering complimentary assistive technology solutions to our Adult Family Living / Foster Caregiver Program (AFL) clients. The AFL program is relatively new and is under the Connecticut Home Care Program for Elders [...]

By | 2018-04-27T12:30:10+00:00 August 9th, 2017|Categories: Caregivers & Families|0 Comments

Can Speech be an Early Indicator of Alzheimer’s?

Declining Speech Patterns May Be Early Indicator of Alzheimer's Researchers from the University of Wisconsin-Madison recently studied speech patterns to determine if declining speech is an early indicator of mental decline. To test speech patterns, researchers had people describe a picture they were shown in videotaped sessions two years apart. [...]

By | 2018-04-27T12:30:22+00:00 July 27th, 2017|Categories: Memory Care|0 Comments

Belle+ Emergency Alert Pendant Now Available

The Belle+ 3G emergency alert pendant with fall detection, GPS and WiFi location technologies is now available at Assisted Living Technologies. This new emergency alert pendant is ideal for active seniors, providing confidence to live life on their own terms. Families and loved ones can locate the user online, with [...]

By | 2018-04-27T12:32:09+00:00 June 13th, 2017|Categories: Technology|0 Comments

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