The Benefits of In-Home Eldercare

Families of seniors utilizing in-home eldercare can enjoy stress relief, cost relief, and peace of mind about their family members. This infographic has more information about in-home care and its benefits for seniors and their families.

The Elderly & Technology

Senior citizens have unique day-to-day needs that modern technology could help solve. However, many seniors are unaware of these potential benefits. Digital devices can help seniors with staying active, keeping in touch with friends and family, and daily medical needs. In order to solve the problem, we should ensure that we understand senior’s concerns with technology.

3 Wise Investments for Seniors

Just because you’ve saved up for retirement doesn’t always mean you’ll have the funds necessary to get you through it. It’s hard to plan for everything that can come with retirement, especially higher medical bills. One thing to consider is that when you’re fully retired, you’re living on a fixed income. If you’re wondering how you can build your retirement account and make your retirement easier—and better—it may be worth considering these different investment opportunities.

Short Term Investments

Short term investments typically involve a lower risk with a lower reward. Not many major companies on the stock market experience drastic fluctuation day-in and day-out, but many of them consistently increase or decrease. Making short term investments in the stock market on a growing stock opportunity can give you short boosts to your funds. Talk with your financial advisor about possible short term investment opportunities worth making now.

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Why Our Hearing Worsens As We Age

The physical process of hearing is a marvel – wonderful sounds like music, conversation with loved ones, waves crashing on shore and more are picked up by our ears and transmitted to our brain for processing.

As we age though, our ability to hear the sounds around us starts to fade. The decline is worse for some than others, but one common fact of aging is your hearing will likely start to decline. Over half of people over the age of 60 have some level of hearing loss.

Medically speaking, age-related hearing loss is called presbyacusis. It typically sets in over a long period of time and affects both ears equally. For most, the decline in hearing primarily affects sounds that are high pitched and high frequency. For example, a ringing telephone or birds singing may become harder to hear.

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