Category Archives: Products & Services for Seniors

How To Improve Your Sleep

There is no denying the benefits of a good night’s sleep, but it is surprising just how much of our modern life makes this difficult to accomplish. It is also a myth that only young people need to sleep well; the need for a deep, restorative sleep is beneficial to all, regardless of age.

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Home Care Products

There are many ways to keep a senior in their home these days, as companies and individuals are continuously developing new and innovative home care products.  If you can think of an application or a different use for a similar product, it may have already been created and available for you, so you just may want to do an internet search to find it.  If you can’t find it on the internet, perhaps it’s a business opportunity for you!

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Meals Prepared For the Elderly

There are two kinds of prepared meal programs for the elderly:

About 1,600+ congregate meal sites across the country offer hot lunches to seniors over 60 years old.  These sites are often located in senior centers, churches and synagogues, schools and apartment buildings.  Many offer transportation and some activities along with lunch.  Some places may ask for a small donation.

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Independent Living Products

Watching an aging parent or senior loved one take so much time to do the simple tasks they used to do easily, can be a painful experience (for you both).   Seniors may begin to unfortunately think of themselves as an invalid or cripple.  You can resist doing things for them by instead focusing on the many independent living products, which can help them be more independent.  Point out that most older people have some difficulties, but that today is a wonderful time in which many senior living products can extend independence and preserve their self-sufficiency and independence.

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Alarms For Seniors

Getting older may bring one wisdom but it comes with its own set of challenges.  Family members are quick to understand they may require a special type of alarm for seniors.  In many cases there’s no need for an assisted living or nursing home situation; but it’s still important to ensure that elderly relatives has their safety taken care of.  Certain precautions can be very helpful for protecting seniors and ensuring their home security.

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Home Alarm Security Systems for Seniors

With crime on the rise, it’s no wonder that everyone is looking into installing a home alarm security system.  The need for protection is especially important for seniors, and those with limited mobility.  Here is some basic information you’ll need to get you started on determining your choices for home alarm security systems for seniors:

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Elderly Car Insurance

Elderly car insurance for our aging seniors is getting increasingly expensive.  Some of the reasons are, that there were 550 serious accidents last year where the driver was over aged 70 and where driver was either killed or badly hurt, reports the Institute of Advanced Motoring . That statistic represents 8% of the national total of 7,035 similar accidents. That means that the over 70’s’s have more, very serious accidents per mile than any other sector of the population. This view is supported by the Association of British Insurers whose research shows that drivers aged over 70 are 13% more likely claim on their insurance than the drivers aged between 40 and 50.

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Tacoma Senior Resources For Moving

Seniors living in Tacoma who need resources for moving can turn to one place for help: GeriCareFinder. With us, you can research and plan for all the help you need, and you will be able to use our helpful search function to find local Tacoma senior resources for moving within your budget who can assist you on moving day.

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Senior Meal Delivery

Did you know that seniors are the most likely population to be undernourished in the USA? Even seniors who are not living below the poverty line are more likely to have nutritional deficiencies. The issue is an intricate one that has caretakers and physicians scratching their heads looking for solutions to get seniors to eat as they should, it can be a tricky subject however, because seniors can often see this helpful advice as a condescending attack on their independence.

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Free Senior Care Information

Everyone loves to have something for nothing, and the same goes to those looking for free senior care information. There are a lot of government programs which offer senior care information to seniors and their caregivers. Seniors may have questions about senior care, senior services, or senior resources, and these questions will need to be answered, often by free senior care information organizations.

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