Aging in the Empire State: A Look at New York City’s Senior Population

By: eCaringCategory :Blog    November 6, 2013

New York may be the city that never sleeps and the nation’s economic business center, but it’s also home to a diverse and rapidly growing aging population. Despite the Big Apple’s fast paced lifestyle, Manhattan and the outer boroughs are experiencing a shift toward an older demographic. Today over 1 million older adults are living […]

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The Best iPad & iPhone Apps for Seniors

By: eCaringCategory :Technology    November 4, 2013

Gaming is good for your health new research says, and the benefits can be especially positive for older gamers. A surprising new study from the University of California San Francisco found that older adults ages 60-85 demonstrated improved brain function after playing a specially designed game, NeuroRacer. Seniors who participated in the study showed improvements […]

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6 Easy Yoga Exercises for Older Adults

By: eCaringCategory :General Health    October 30, 2013

The practice of yoga has many proven health benefits for seniors and the elderly including improved flexibility, strength, and balance, which help prevent seniors from injuries and decrease risk for falls. While we know it is important for seniors to stay active and engaged in exercise to the extent of their ability, what yoga movements […]

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The Benefits of Yoga for Seniors and the Elderly

By: eCaringCategory :General Health    October 28, 2013

For older adults battling osteoporosis, arthritis, chronic pain and other ailments, staying strong, healthy, and active can be a challenge. Enter yoga. Research shows that a modified yoga practice can be an effective therapy for improving health and wellbeing for seniors and the elderly.  Provides Low-Impact Exercise The slow, gentle movements involved with yoga are […]

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eCaring CEO speaks at the 2013 Health Data Exchange & Interoperability Summit

By: eCaringCategory :Blog    October 23, 2013

On October 30-31, over 300 healthcare experts will come together at eHealth Initiative’s 2013 Health Data Exchange & Interoperability Summit in Washington DC to discuss the current state of data and information exchange to meet the demands of today’s ever changing healthcare delivery system. In attendance will be clinicians, hospitals, health systems, providers, HIEs, health plans, […]

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