The Small Business Market Research reports over the next twenty years, the number of older adults in need of assisted living resources will nearly double from the current 1 million individuals receiving assisted living care. [Read more…]
Technology can have enormous benefits in improving the daily lives of seniors. In an age where seniors make up a greater portion of the U.S. population, entrepreneurs and tech companies are creating more and more innovative products and services that increase safety, social engagement, and overall quality of life for the elderly. We’ve highlighted some recently introduced technology that is helping seniors in their daily lives: [Read more…]
When a senior is unable to administer their own personal affairs, and they do not have a family member or close relative who is willing or able to be their guardian, a private guardian service may be appointed by the court to take on that role. [Read more…]
Many seniors are turning to alternative health and wellness therapies in addition to conventional medicine. While doctor’s visits and prescriptions may be imperative to maintaining healthy, complementary practices are becoming popular among seniors as a way to nurture the mind and body. For some, these complementary therapies can be spiritual, for others they are a way to ease anxiety, depression, and symptoms of pain or discomfort. There are several practices that have emerged, and even some that have been around for ages. Read on. [Read more…]
Traditionally, many seniors and their families have seen assisted living as a way to downsize and have a peaceful place to live, more recently others have taken retirement as an opportunity to live a higher end, luxury lifestyle with upgraded services and amenities.
Why the change? One reason is a reflection upon the nation’s demographics. As baby boomers begin to retire, 4 million for the next 20 years to be exact, trends show that luxury living is a top priority. [Read more…]