Alvis has amazed his friends with his ability to retain independence while satisfying the natural concerns of family members that he is safe and secure.  Alvis is often asked by friends his age whether his family is even concerned about him.  As it turns out, Alvis’s family was initially as concerned as most families.  They…

Have you found yourself challenged at dinner with friends or missing out on conversation in which everyone is laughing?     Something that we may take for granted is hearing but what is interesting is that many do indeed have a problem with hearing especially as we age.  In a group setting, I found myself repeating the…

Alvis has been recently diagnosed with heart disease and has seen some dangerously high blood pressure readings on several doctor visits.  In addition to medications, his primary care physician strongly suggests that he have his blood pressure checked on a regular basis.  Alvis is not keen on the idea of making more trips to the…

Alvis was recently told by his physician that his his inability to keep his blood sugar in check would lead to serious complications and conditions affecting many vital organs.  This news prompted his family to begin to question Alvis on how often he checked his glucose levels and whether he was able to routinely check…

 Some troubling facts about Alzheimer’s and Dementia related illnesses:  One third of all Seniors die with some form of Dementia   It kills more people than breast cancer and prostate cancer combined   Every 65 seconds someone develops Alzheimer’s    5.5 million people 65 and over have Alzheimer’s today, by 2050 that number is projected to…

Like 1.4% of the population over 65, Alvis has Parkinson’s disease.  At first, Alvis was very frustrated.  He would often spill food on himself during mealtimes due to the tremors in his hand.  He would stumble often and his relatives worried that he might fall and hurt himself. But Alvis is smart.  With the help…

Senior care is serious business.  Consequences can be grave when things go wrong.  There are significant existing and emerging technologies that offset risks and improve the independence and safety of Seniors.  However, many Seniors will never receive the benefits of these new technologies. Why is adoption still lagging in this critical age group?  Costs? Too…

Greetings! The leadership team at Things2Day welcomes you to a site that we hope will improve life for Seniors and their caregivers.  This site intends to connect Seniors and caregivers with the best new technologies available.  We would like to hear from you if you are using technology that could benefit others in a similar situation.…

If you are a caregiver or someone who receives care, this site is for you!  We would like to know about your technology needs, how this site is helping you, and how this site could be improved to better meet your needs.  You can get that feedback to us directly and privately by sending an…