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Functional Fitness for Seniors

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Originally posted on A Place for Mom by Dana Larsen “Functional fitness” helps seniors live life with increased energy and strength by mimicking the activities of daily life. Regular exercise has shown to help joints by building muscles and increasing blood flow throughout the body, which is good, but this new form of fitness focuses on everyday activities, such as cleaning and putting …

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Why Boredom Kills

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Originally posted on aplaceformom.com by Kimberley Fowler “Bored to death.” It’s a common phrase that we have all heard, and even said. However, for many people, especially seniors, boredom is more than just bothersome – it is dangerous, pervasive and can have dire consequences. Boredom often goes hand in hand with feelings of anxiety, depression, isolation and loneliness. It can …

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Identifinder Partnership with St. Michael’s Health Group

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St. Michael’s Health Group began a trial with our product, the IdentifinderTM, six-months ago in Edmonton, Alberta. After a successful six-month trial period, excitement over the results and projected future of the product, St. Michael’s Health Group and IdentifinerTM decided to merge their aligning visions and values to work together in bringing this life-changing product into care-facilities nation and worldwide. …

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ACCA IQ 2017 Conference

In Ageless Living, Care Facility, Healthcare, Healthcare Trials, Hospitals, Identifinder, Nutrition, Wireless Technology by Ashley Evans0 Comments

We are proud to be partnering with St. Michael’s Health Group at the 2017 ACCA IQ Conference! The team at IdentifinderTM is proud to be partnering with St. Michael’s Health Group at the esteemed The Alberta Continuing Care Association’s IQ 2017 Conference, A World of Caring! September 27 & 28, 2017. The ACCA has been showcasing this moving conference of …

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How to Create an Emergency Plan for Your Aging Parents

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Original post on aplaceformom.com by : Kimberley Fowler Today many North Americans are facing a new reality, especially if you’re part of the “sandwich generation” — individuals between the ages of 40 and 60 who are sandwiched between their adult children and grandchildren, and their own aging parents. People who fall into this category may find themselves facing the duel …

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How to keep your brain healthy as you age

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Originally published at: medicalnewstoday.com By: Ana Sandoiu The same steps we can take to maintain our cardiovascular health will help us to keep our brain healthy into old age, reports a new advisory. A new advisory from the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association outlines seven measures we can all take to keep our brain healthy as we age and stave off …

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7 Things You Can Track in Hospitals Using Wireless Technology

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Original post on blog.atlasrfidstore.com; August 21, 2017 By Suzanne Smiley Healthcare, as an industry, is becoming more and more invested in RFID technology; so much so, that recent market research has revealed there will be exponential growth of RFID technology in that industry by 2021. One of the reasons that RFID is expanding considerably in the industry is the sheer …

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Short-stay and Lost Items

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The team at Identifinder has recognized a tangible need for their product use in Canadian hospitals. Every day, items are being lost during short and long-term hospital stays. We have outlined our vision to remedy the short-stay and lost item issues below. The short-term hospital stay process creates the perfect storm for patients to lose items. The patients arrive in …

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The Birthplace of the Identifinder

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Six years ago, Alicia Hammond*, 67, of Calgary, Alberta, was handed an assorted bag full of old dentures that had been lost at a local seniors care facility where her elderly mother lived. Hammond was hoping to find a pair belonging to her mother, Frances Devlin*, an 87-year-old woman who suffered from Dementia. Devlin had lost her dentures within the …