DETROIT (October 18, 2019)—The Alzheimer’s Association has renewed its recognition of DementiaWise, a proprietary curriculum of best practices and activities for home caregivers to help care for clients with Alzheimer’s disease and other types of dementia, created by ComForCare, a provider of in-home care.
By Karen Angelo
LOWELL, Mass. (August 21, 2019)—A new study by UMass Lowell university researchers shows that one in four home health care workers are verbally abused by clients and their families.
PAWTUCKET, R.I. (August 15, 2019)—Ageless Innovation LLC, a global company devoted to reimagining how people positively live and age together through the power of play, is proud to announce its Joy for All Companion Pet Kitten has been named a recipient of the 2019 Caregiver Friendly Awards.
PAWTUCKET, R.I. (April 24, 2019)—Ageless Innovation LLC, a global company devoted to developing fun and engaging products for older adults, announced that key members of its leadership team have been recognized as visionaries in the senior living market. Ted Fischer, chief executive officer, was the recipient of the Leadership Longevity Award at the 16th annual What’s Next Boomer Business Summit, a conference for the longevity market.
SUNRISE, Fla. (August 6, 2018)—The prevalence of dementia and Alzheimer’s disease is rapidly growing in the United States. Currently, approximately 40 percent of people over the age of 70 have been diagnosed with some type of dementia or related disease, and over the next few decades this number is expected to increase 50 percent.
SAN FRANCISCO (January 12, 2017)—Honor, a tech-powered homecare company focused on providing high-quality homecare for older adults, today announced a new collaborative agreement with the Alzheimer’s Association to use information and resources from the Alzheimer’s Association to educate and train its Care Pros in caring for people living with the disease. The new agreement adds to previous ones formed with the American Cancer Society and National Parkinson Foundation.
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (June 1, 2016)—Royal Philips announced that the company has been awarded a Veterans Administration (VA) grant to research Ambient Assisted Living (AAL) technology that integrates sensors, actuators, interfaces and artificial intelligence into traditional homes to support independent living and improve quality of life for those with mild cognitive impairment (MCI).
SCOTTSDALE, ARIZ. (May 4, 2016)—SMART Brain Aging, a health care and technology company, is excited to announce the development of their cognitive exercise program, which is aimed to prevent dementia and also to detect the early stages of dementia.