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The easiest to use cordless phones have big, bold buttons that are easy to see, one touch speed dials for emergencies, loud speakerphones, and are expandable. Plus, they shouldn’t have too many buttons to reduce confusion. Here are some simple cordless phones for seniors who just want the basics.
Cordless phones have some distinct advantages and disadvantages for seniors. They offer more convenience and safety but are often more complicated to use. When choosing a cordless phone, find one that has big buttons that are easy to see, lots of volume amplification, a choice of loud ringers, plus emergency dialing features.
While there are many causes of hallucinations in the elderly, it is important to know what symptoms to watch for. Some examples are anxiety, talking to people who aren’t there, insomnia, and changes in mood. Here are some tips on how to deal with hallucinations plus knowing when it’s ok to do nothing.
There are many reasons that seniors have trouble sleeping. Often, though, a new mattress can correct some of the reasons. The best mattresses for seniors should be comfortable and supportive to relieve back and joint pain, and easy to clean with firm sides. Here are my top recommendations.
Push button panic alarms are used by elderly people to summon help when needed. The best panic alarms for elderly people are easy to use, reliable, have long battery lives and automatic fall detection. Here are the best models.
Smartphones are important for a senior’s security and safety. But, many elderly people want a simple cell phone. After lots of research, I found that the easiest smartphones for seniors are the Snapfon EZ, the Jitterbug, and the Motorola MotoX. Keep reading to learn why.
When dealing with an elderly parent who is demanding, take a step back and look at their overall situation. Try to figure out the trigger and work on that. Here are several tips on how to deal with an elderly parent who is demanding.
Technology is hard to avoid and many seniors are reluctantly joining the party. The best tablets for senior citizens are easy to use, with large easy to read screens, lightweight, with a long battery life. Here are my top recommendations!
Doing a resident’s laundry is often part of a nursing home’s care of a senior or loved one. Reduce the chance of loss by permanent labeling your loved one’s laundry. Here are the best ways to label clothes for nursing home residents.