Senior-Friendly Technology to Improve Your Life and Connection

Senior-Friendly Technology to Improve Your Life and Connection

Keeping up with the latest technology can feel like a full-time job. It seems like more advances are made every day, and it can be difficult to discern what is worthwhile for you and your family. Luckily, among these advances are many wonderful options to make life easier for seniors and those they love.

Adult Protective Services: How to Spot Abuse, Neglect, and Exploitation of Vulnerable Adults

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What does “abuse” mean? Abuse can refer to any situation in which someone who has more power hurts someone with less power. It may include: Verbal Abuse — saying mean or cruel things to you. Physical Abuse — hurting you

Hearing Aids and Dementia: An Ear Brain Connection?

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There are several theories as to why hearing loss may be associated with dementia. Many revolve around the idea that both dementia and hearing loss increase cognitive load, or the brain’s ability to manage its work. When the brain is overloaded it becomes more difficult to complete the tasks like creating memories, remembering routines, and understanding the environment.