News and Updates
Information and resources for older adults, their family members, caregivers, and health professionals.
COPD & Accelerated Aging
New information is causing researchers to reassess COPD as “a disease of accelerated aging.” Learn about the most recent findings that may change the way COPD is treated.
COPD Care for Elderly People at Home: Empowering Quality of Life
With COPD cases rising, so is the demand for medically directed home care. This article identifies strategies for patients and caregivers to live with COPD.
COPD Care at Home: It takes a team
COPD is the world’s 4th leading cause of death and is expected to be the third within a decade. Learn more about the complexities of helping people with COPD stay home and stay safe.
Low Intensity Vibration Therapy And the Battle Against Bone Loss
Low intensity vibration (LiV) can increase bone mass, which is good news for women facing osteoporosis. Learn more about why LiV works, and how medically directed home care can support its use.
The Role of Vitamin D & Calcium in Fall Prevention
Vitamin D and calcium can help prevent falls among older adults. But it’s important to understand the variables involved. Learn more how vitamin D supplements can reduce falls, fractures, and hospital visits.
Wearable Fall Prevention: The Value of a Light Touch
which involve the sense of touch – have been used in gaming consoles, fitness equipment, and smart phones. But a new generation of wearable devices is bringing haptics into home care – and preventing falls among older adults