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6 Tips to Overcome Insomnia for Seniors

By: eCaringCategory :Mental Health    January 22, 2014

How many times does your aging parent get up throughout the night?  Understanding a loved one’s sleep problems is a common concern we hear from many caregivers, and unfortunately sleep disturbances are prevalent among the elderly. Research shows that as much as 40-50% of the aging population battles with insomnia and have trouble falling or […]

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Your Guide to Age-Related Sleep Changes

By: eCaringCategory :General Health    January 20, 2014

Sleep is one of the body’s essential functions from childhood to late life. Restful sleep promotes healthy cognitive functioning, healing, and much more. One of the biggest myths regarding aging and sleep is that older adults require less rest. Just like their younger counterparts, medical professionals recommend seniors should log a solid eight hours each […]

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No Medicare, No Problem: Baby Boomers and The Affordable Care Act

By: eCaringCategory :Policy    January 15, 2014

This post is by Michael Cahill of the Vista Health Solutions Blog. The term baby boomers covers a broad range of people born between the years 1946 and 1964, meaning that today in 2013 they could be anywhere between 49 and 67. While some of this generation are either about to, or have, enrolled in Medicare, the […]

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4 Ways Technology Is Forever Changing Caregiving

By: eCaringCategory :Technology    January 13, 2014

This article first appeared on The Care Company blog. You’re a responsible, hard-working caregiver. You try to be all things to everyone – even at the expense of your own health and wellbeing. Yet, despite your best efforts, it’s impossible for you to be in a million different places at the same time. If there was […]

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Majority of Seniors Want Digital Tools to Manage Their Health

By: eCaringCategory :Technology    January 8, 2014

As the aging population booms, tech-savvy seniors are turning to technology for long-term solutions for managing their health and independence. According to a new survey by Accenture, 57% of seniors are seeking tools to manage their health care remotely, however, only one-third of health care providers offer such capability. These results bolster support for real-time, […]

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