Caregivers & Families

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

Congress Approves $400M for Alzheimer’s Research

Good news for Alzheimer's research. The Alzheimer’s Association recently confirmed that Congress has included a $400 million Alzheimer’s research funding increase at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in the FY2017 funding bill. Upon approval, this will become the largest Alzheimer’s research funding increase in history. It will also mark [...]

By | 2018-04-27T12:32:26+00:00 May 17th, 2017|Categories: Memory Care|0 Comments

Mid-Life Heart Health and Alzheimer’s Disease

Is there a link between mid-life heart health and Alzheimer’s disease? Researchers from Johns Hopkins University studied 322 middle-aged people over a 20-year period to determine just that. Their research, recently published in the Journal of The American Medical Association (JAMA), does find a correlation between mid-life heart health and [...]

By | 2018-04-27T12:32:33+00:00 May 9th, 2017|Categories: Memory Care|0 Comments

Holidays and Alzheimer’s

The holiday season is upon us! A time for gathering with family and friends, sharing meals, exchanging gifts, or some downtime from the hustle and bustle of life. The Holidays and Alzheimer's This is the time of year children often come home to spend time with their families. They have [...]

By | 2018-12-13T10:14:10+00:00 November 17th, 2016|Categories: Memory Care|0 Comments

Get the Help You Need With Care Network Link

Have you considered a membership to the Care Network Link? The Care Network Link is a one-stop resource to help you and your loved ones find the services you need to stay safe and comfortable in your own homes. Whether it is housekeeping, personal care, meal delivery, chores or modifications [...]

By | 2018-04-27T12:44:55+00:00 October 11th, 2016|Categories: Home safety|0 Comments

7 Health and Safety Concerns for Seniors Living Alone

Health and safety concerns for seniors cause many families to stress about their loved ones living alone. Be assured that there are many options that can help your senior loved one live safely at home longer. Below are some of the top health and safety concerns for seniors and how [...]

By | 2018-04-27T12:48:30+00:00 February 9th, 2016|Categories: Home safety|0 Comments

Helping Seniors Live Independently [VIDEO]

During a recent holiday visit, families may have noticed changes in an elderly loved one that raises questions about his or her ability to live independently. Living far away presents challenges to providing help on a daily basis. What are some options for helping seniors live independently and safely? As [...]

By | 2018-04-27T12:48:46+00:00 February 1st, 2016|Categories: Home safety|0 Comments

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