Senior Care Technology

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Can Surgeries Lead to Cognitive Impairment in Seniors?


Can Surgeries Lead to Cognitive Impairment in Seniors?

POCD takes place in more than 25% of seniors in the days and even weeks just after non-cardiac surgery. Undergoing surgery for seniors always involves some inherent risks, but there is a little-known effect impacting a significant number of seniors following surgery that we all must be aware of: POCD (postoperative cognitive dysfunction). POCD takes place in more than 25% of seniors in the days and even weeks just after non-cardiac surgery, and may present with a variety of symptoms, several of which can be almost indiscernible: forgetfulness, loss in concentration and focus, along with other kinds of cognitive impairment that affect quality of life. Continue reading

Earthquake Safety for Seniors | Anchorage, Alaska

Earthquake Safety for Seniors | Anchorage, Alaska
On January 23, 2018, thousands of Alaskans were shaking in their beds when a 7.9 magnitude earthquake struck in the Gulf of Alaska. The earthquake triggered tsunami warnings, sending people to higher ground and shelters. Luckily, there were no reports of damage from the earthquake and the tsunami warning was cancelled without incident. However, cases… Continue reading

Attention Philips Lifeline Customers – Keep Your Service at a Lower Cost

Attention Philips Lifeline Customers – Keep Your Service at a Lower Cost
If you’re a Philips Lifeline Customer who has recently been asked to change providers – you have a choice. By calling Midnight Sun Home Care, you can keep your service, at a lower cost and there’s no change over fee. Philips Lifeline is the most trusted medical alert service in the country. Thousands of people… Continue reading

How Design Thinking Can Benefit Elder Care in Anchorage, AK

How Design Thinking Can Benefit Elder Care in Anchorage, AK
An innovative concept, “design thinking,” has become connected to products designed particularly for the elderly. However, its true purpose actually encompasses so much more: creating a solution through products that make life easier – regardless of age. While elder care in Anchorage, AK could certainly benefit from the development of carefully thought out products, such… Continue reading

Why Many Alaskan Seniors Aren’t Embracing the Benefits of Senior Care Technology

Why Many Alaskan Seniors Aren’t Embracing the Benefits of Senior Care Technology
No matter where they live, today’s older adults are overrun with an explosion of high tech products focused on bettering their independence and safety and providing life enhancement. At the touch of a few buttons, they can instantly visit “in person” with family and other loved ones through Skype, wear a gadget that contacts emergency… Continue reading