The Missing Piece to Motivate Student Involvement in Aging The one industry that’s not running short on jobs is Gerontology and Geriatrics. However, attracting students to study the discipline runs thin. It could be due to lack of geriatrics-trained educators, absence of financial incentive, and weak student demand. The field holds unique needs of older patients and valued geriatric attention, but the limited exposure to […]
More seniors are choosing to age-in-place, remaining at home (wherever home is, even independent and assisted living apartments) as long as they are physically able to do so. In their minds, aging-in-place allows for more freedom, safety and comfort while promoting healing, allowing continuing control over their own lives, and creating healthier and happier lifestyles. The senior who can remain in his or her existing […]
More than one in three seniors over age 65 fall each year, and the National Institute on Aging (NIA) says 80 percent of these falls are in the bathroom. Due to the multitude of unforgiving and slippery surfaces, bathrooms are very hazardous for the home. Seniors are vulnerable to falls for many reasons – eyesight and reflexes aren’t as razor-sharp as they used to be, […]
Kitchen safety is among the more important types of home safety to practice for the elderly. The kitchen can be a very dangerous place for anyone, but for those 65 and older, it is even more so. Age-related changes affect the senses and reduce mobility. Cognitive changes, from memory loss to dementia, can add to the danger. With the kitchen as the fulcrum of electrical and/or […]
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Annual fundraising celebration to bring awareness to and recognize seniors.This is the Foundation for Senior Well Being’s fantastic event that draws thousands of spectators and earns hundreds of thousands of dollars for seniors in North San Diego County.Please consider getting involved by being a sponsor. Click here for details. VIP Party – Friday, November 25thHoliday Brunch – Saturday, November 26thFamily Day – Sunday, November 27th
The one industry that’s not running short on jobs is Gerontology and Geriatrics. However, attracting students to study the discipline runs thin. It could be due to lack of geriatrics-trained educators, absence of financial incentive, and weak student demand.The field holds unique needs of older patients and valued geriatric attention, but the limited exposure to the aging segment serve barriers to improving senior care training. […]
The shape of senior living communities across the world has changed drastically over the past several years. Baby boomers have their own unique ideas of what their retirement years are going to look like, and the industry must change in order to fit the shape of their unique preferences. 2016’s anticipated trends don’t look like your grandmother’s retirement! 1. Technology Changes in technology make it […]