eSeniorCare app helps elderly citizens live healthy

November 23rd, 2015

Researchers […] have developed a new app that allows older people residing in independent living communities play various brain games and also helps them connect with health care providers for better living. Read More […]

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Face-to-Face Contact May Beat Email, Phone for Staving Off Depression

October 6th, 2015

Older people who spent more time communicating in person showed fewer symptoms of mood disorder By Randy Dotinga HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Oct. 6, 2015 (HealthDay News) — While your days may be filled with electronic communications, a new study suggests that face-to-face contact might have more power to keep depression at bay — at least […]

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Scientists are crediting the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge for breakthroughs in research

August 21st, 2015

The Washington Post – August 19th, 2015 By: Robert Gebelhoff “One year and more than $220 million in donations later, scientists at Johns Hopkins are claiming a major breakthrough in ALS research and are partly crediting the success to the massive influx of public interest.” [Read more…]

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Sandberg Ends Period of Mourning for Husband With Facebook Post

June 11th, 2015

Bloomberg Business – June 3, 2015 By: Nancy Moran “Here is Sheryl Sandberg’s Facebook post today marking the loss of her husband David Goldberg, who died in a hotel gym accident May 1 while on vacation in Mexico:” [Read more…]

Study finds social media use beneficial to overall health of elderly

December 17th, 2014

The Guardian – December 12, 2014 BY: Steven Morris “Training older people to use social media improves cognitive capacity, increases a sense of self-competence and could have a beneficial overall impact on mental health and physical well-being, according to a study”…[read more]  

How Seniors Manage to Adapt

December 30th, 2013

Many older adults want to live independently, without relying on assistance from others, for as long as they can. But how often does that actually happen? A study published recently in the American Journal of Public Health attempts to answer the question by examining how seniors adapt to disability, an issue that hasn’t received much […]

September Caregiver of the Month!

September Caregiver of the Month!

November 25th, 2013

This September, Always Here is proud to present Alia T. as Caregiver of the Month!   Always Here would especially like to recognize Alia for her diligent work, tireless effort and the praise she has received from her clients. Alia always has a pleasant, calm demeanor, and the effort she puts forth goes above and […]

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Grandparenting Across the Miles

October 21st, 2013

If a grandparent and grandchild want to remain connected, they have to find creative ways to carry on their relationship across the miles, but it can be done successfully. Be a phone pal. Instead of calling your adult children and then asking to speak to the grandchildren, call the kids first! They will love it. […]

High-tech gadgets monitor seniors’ safety at home

July 29th, 2013

Photo for the University of Missouri, by Shoshana Herndon / AP Photo Who says technology and seniors don’t go well together? Read this article by Lauran Neergaard to learn how new technology is promoting independence for seniors living on their own at home.

Technology to Help the Elderly Live Independently

July 23rd, 2012

Moments after Janet Branish’s feet hit the floor in the morning, an email is sent to her daughter letting her know her mom, 74, is up for the day. “She’s turned into an early riser,” said Pamela Seelman, who lives in Deerfield and works in Madison. “Every day she’s out of bed is a great […]

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