Harnessing the Power of Play
Using robotic pets to relieve isolation in dementia patients
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...
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...
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...
LAS VEGAS, Nev. (April 17, 2019)—Homecare companies and their employees should be aware that many older adults have easy access to guns—even if some who are mentally impaired or easily...
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...
Why Trump’s Tariffs Could Raise the Cost of a Hip Replacement Pacemakers and artificial joints. Defibrillators. Dental fillings. Birth-control pills and vaccines. All are made in China, and all...
SAN FRANCISCO (June 1, 2017)—Home Care Assistance, a provider of in-home care for seniors, released a study they commissioned through Research Now, illuminating the emotional impact of dementia...
Dozens Of New Cancer Drugs Do Little To Improve Survival, Frustrating Patients Pushed by patient advocates who want earlier access to medications, the­ FDA has approved a flurry of oncology drugs in...
Trump Order Could Place Home Health Regulations on Chopping Block With the new order, home health care organizations are eyeing a new “window of opportunity” to get harmful regulations out of the...
How To Make A Home Much More Friendly To Seniors Using Wheelchairs Or Walkers Researchers at the Harvard center found that fewer than 10 percent of seniors live in homes or apartments outfitted with...
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...
Election Ushers in Home Care Minimum Wage Hikes In what has been described as a stunning set of results, America’s election decided a heck of a lot more than selecting the nation’s next...
Granting dementia patients dignity and autonomy
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Assisted Living Residents With Dementia Prone To Abusing Others, Study Finds Assisted living residents who abuse other residents or staff are likely to have dementia or severe mental illness,...
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...