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Tag: elderly

GPS Tracking Systems Help Senior Drivers

It is not uncommon to see tragic car accidents in the news nowadays. The majority of them are caused by the very young and the very old. The elderly may not be viewed as a threat as much as their younger counterparts, …

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How GPS Vehicle Tracking Can Help Senior Drivers

Most people consider teen drivers as high-risk motorists. While statistics prove it to be true, it is also a fact that senior drivers are most often killed or injured in a vehicle accident. The reason for this is because, at …

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Tragic Case of Person with Dementia Calls for the ...

In March 2015, a 76-year-old man named Robert Cricks went missing, prompting police to conduct an extensive search. Cricks, who was suffering from dementia, was lost on a Thursday evening after his wife left him inside his vehicle, a silver 2007 …

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Baby Boomers: How Many of Them Need Nursing Care?

How many senior citizens live in nursing homes in the United States? The United States Census Bureau says, it’s around 5 percent of the 65-year-olds and older population. They occupy nursing homes, congregate care, assisted living, and board-and-care homes, and about …

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Missing Chinese Tourist Found at Auckland Airport

A missing Chinese tourist was reported in Auckland, and luckily, the missing Chinese tourist was found safe at the Auckland Airport. The tourist, 60-year-old Yaqin Wu, was in New Zealand for a vacation with a group. She arrived in New Zealand …

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Alzheimer’s Disease: The Alarming Statistics

Alzheimer’s disease affects millions of Americans every year. While many people will think that having a loved one with this disease will be like in The Notebook, that is not always the case. Taking care of an Alzheimer’s patient is …

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Statistics of Alzheimer’s Disease in the Uni...

Alzheimer’s disease is a neurodegenerative disease that is the leading cause of dementia. It is characterized by mood swings, loss of motivation, and general disorientation. Alzheimer’s disease statistics are continuously on the rise. A majority of these affect individuals who …

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