Caregivers in West Bloomfield Township, MI

Veteran Helped by Hardworking Hardware Employees, and Other News to Know VA’s inaction inspires hardware store employees to help aging vet When a 62-year-old veteran has to wait two years for a new wheelchair from the Department of Veterans Affairs, it may seem like national pride and patriotism has hit…

Prepare for an Emergency: Advice for Older Americans

The likelihood that you and your family will recover from an emergency tomorrow often depends on the planning and preparation done today. While each person’s abilities and needs are unique, every individual can take steps to prepare for all kinds of emergencies from fires and floods to potential terrorist attacks….

Technologies Survey What Caregivers Want

On August 15, 2011, Posted by , In Home Care Technology, By ,, , With No Comments

The National Alliance for Caregiving and UnitedHealthcare released the results of a survey of caregivers about their interest in using technology to support their caregiving roles. The survey included 1,000 participants who provided at least five hours of care a week and already use technology. The three most popular technologies…