3 Senior Care Technology Trends To Watch

By: eCaringCategory :Technology    March 24, 2014
Technology and Care

In 2014, the youngest generation of baby boomers turns 68. Not only are seniors themselves turning to technology to better manage their health, but also health care providers and payers are increasingly incorporating digital care tools to improve patient care and lower costs.  What innovations can we expect to see in this area? Here are […]

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NYCEDC Features eCaring: A “Made in NY” Company

By: eCaringCategory :Recommended    March 17, 2014

New York City’s healthcare ecosystem is bustling more than ever before — filled with large provider groups, academic medical centers, payors, etc– making it the perfect atmosphere for growing health tech companies. In fact, New York City saw two times as much funding invested in healthcare companies in 2013 than in 2010 and the number of […]

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Safely Living with Low Vision: Simple Changes to Help Elderly Eye Problems

By: eCaringCategory :Blog    March 10, 2014

As a rapidly increasing proportion of the senior population experiences eye problems, “low vision” is posing a threat to seniors’ independence and mobility. Elderly with low vision find simple, daily tasks very difficult or even impossible despite wearing eyeglasses, contacts, medicine or surgery. While there are many normal age-related eye changes that come as a […]

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Vision Loss? It Could Be Eye Disease

By: eCaringCategory :General Health    March 3, 2014

Is vision loss a normal part of advancing age?  Yes, studies say. Medical research shows approximately one in three elderly persons have some form of a vision impairing eye condition by age 65. Although eyesight is one of the first senses to decline, some age-related changes go beyond what’s to be expected and indicate a […]

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The Life-or-Death Difference Between Insulin Shock vs Diabetic Coma

By: eCaringCategory :General Health    February 17, 2014

Today over 10.9 million seniors over age 65, or 26.9% of the aging population suffers from diabetes. Diabetics face a number of challenging health complications, including eye, foot, skin, and hearing problems as well as neuropathy, kidney disease, mental health issues, and much more. Two commonly misunderstood diabetic emergencies are insulin shock and diabetic coma. […]

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