July 9, 2024

Top Tech Solutions for Seniors Living Independently

Technology is a big part of everyday life for most of us. Today, older adults can choose from any number of tech tools and devices to help them stay safe and independent at home. They are designed for seniors with different levels of comfort with technology, helping them keep in touch with family and handle... Read More
November 15, 2023

PacSana’s New Sleep-Related Feature Enhances Independent Living

Innovative products continue to transform the way we care for ourselves and our loved ones, especially when it comes to the aging population. Earlier this year, LifeCare Advocates began offering PacSana, a remote monitoring wearable technology, to its clients. Now, PacSana has taken a significant step forward by introducing a new sleep-related feature. This addition... Read More
September 11, 2023

Your Legacy: A ‘Stamp on the Future’

The idea behind leaving a legacy is to leave a lasting footprint, be it tangible or intangible, that reminds future generations of your contributions, values, beliefs, and impact on the world. It’s about being remembered and having made a difference, whether on a small scale or large. There are plenty of well-known people who left... Read More
April 28, 2023

LifeCare Advocates Now Offers a Wearable Monitoring Device

Wearable technology is a fast-growing market for older adults and their families. And with good reason: Wearables can track numerous aspects of the wearer’s health and activities, giving both users and families real-time info. Now, LifeCare Advocates offers the PacSana system to its clients. PacSana is a new remote monitoring wearable technology that measures movement... Read More
January 26, 2023

How Families Can Help Ease a Grandparent’s Loneliness

Most of us take social connectedness for granted. We regularly interact with neighbors, friends, co-workers, and many others, whether online or in person. Social connectedness is important, and it’s considered crucial for older adults. It can help reduce feelings of loneliness and isolation, improve mental and physical health, and increase overall well-being. Studies have shown... Read More
September 29, 2021

Helping Elders Overcome Isolation and Loneliness

Humans are social beings, relying on each other for everything from food and shelter to companionship and community. But it’s an unfortunate fact of life that as most people get older, they experience more and more life events that can cause them to feel lonely or isolated. Children leave the home; loved ones, friends, and... Read More
February 19, 2021

How Technology Can Help Older Adults Living at Home

Many of our clients are people whose older parents are living in their own homes. Some of these clients and their parents live far away from each other, which increases stress and uncertainty for people already worried about their parent’s wellness and safety. Fortunately, there’s a lot of technology available that older people can use... Read More
September 10, 2020

What the Pandemic Has Taught Us About Planning

Thinking about future living arrangements for yourself or an older loved one can be daunting. In 2020 the realities brought on by the coronavirus pandemic have given us even more to think about. Here’s how we at LifeCare Advocates have updated our planning advice in four key areas based on what we’ve seen during this... Read More
April 20, 2020

Bringing Your Loved Ones Home During the COVID-19 Crisis

This is a trying time for everyone in the greater Boston area, but especially for those of us with older relatives and loved ones who are at greater risk of complication from coronavirus. Amid general fear and uncertainty, families with older relatives also feel the burden of ensuring their safety. One big question you might... Read More
July 5, 2019

Summertime Provides Opportunities to Get and Stay Active

  Physical activity is one of the single most important things you can do for your health. And now that summer is here, there’s even more opportunity to get moving and stay active. Hiking, bicycling, swimming, kayaking, and just walking around the neighborhood all provide great exercise, which can keep you performing at your peak.... Read More