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Another Baby Boomer Infographic !

  
  
  

Here is another Baby Boomer Infographic, this one is about the "State of the Baby Boomer"

Baby Boomer Infographic

  
  
  

Here is an interesting infographic of the Baby Boomers

Surprise! You're A Caregiver now!

  
  
  
Being a caregiver

Life is difficult at times and can throw unexpected challenges which one cannot escape. One such trial that can present itself rather suddenly is becoming a caregiver to an elder or a disabled family member! A new caregiver has a lot to learn before handling such an important responsibility. She has to understand what kind of care the elder or disabled person needs, has to know what happens to the patient if the caregiver herself is run down or ill and also about the care quality to be offered to the patient.

How Youth's benefit from interacting with Seniors

  
  
  

Humans are social creatures, and this need does not diminish with age. Much like their youthful counterparts, loneliness and depression have been shown to increase in seniors who find themselves alone. Today, there are many success stories of troubled teens that have put their lives back on track with the help and influence of an older adult.

Nursing Home Closures and What it means for Aging In Place?

  
  
  
Nursing Home Closures

As the baby boomer generation begins to push the long term care industry to develop new ways for long term care there is a lingering question that I think should be addressed:

5 Simple Ways to Prevent Falling In Your Home

  
  
  
Fall Prevention, Falling on rug, Rugs causes falls

5 Simple Ways to Prevent Falling In Your Home

All of us want to stay in our own homes for as long as possible but remaining vertical and mobile in your home may be a challenge.  Falling down is a serious issue for seniors and one in which their family and/or caregivers should address earlier rather than later.  With statistics like 1 in 3 of those over the age of 65 will fall each year we all need to consciously think of the ways we can adapt our home to lower the risk of falling.

PALS Introduces Eric Francis: Director of Marketing and Social Media

  
  
  

After graduating Central Connecticut State University in December 2010 with a degree in business management with a concentration in entrepreneurship it became evident that I was going to be very picky in choosing a job.  I wanted to be a part of a team that developed something that could change the world and could also help fulfill one of my basic needs when it comes to business, feeling that I was helping people with my work.  I never imagined that I would be working in the long term care industry but from the day I learned about PALS and their products for elderly and disabled individuals I knew that it was a company that could fulfill my desire to helping people while at the same time making a decent living. 

Talking With PALS

  
  
  

Over the past few years there has been an increase in innovation surrounding long term care, senior care, and products for elderly and disabled individuals.  The baby boomer generation is a driving force behind the increasing sense of urgency surrounding innovation for senior care and long term care.  Practical Assisted Living Solutions (PALS) is a company which is focusing on keeping people in their homes and out of institutional long term care. The main product the PALS (Practical Assisted Living Structure) is a custom home addition that is designed to accommodate the needs of an aging or disabled individual. 

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