Monthly Archives: March 2019

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Dementia: safety and independence, March 25, 2019

Everyone with a memory loss condition deserves the opportunity to stay engaged in life for as long as possible. Early in the disease, your loved one will continue to do many things quite well. Your challenge is to balance respect for your relative’s independence with the need to ensure safety. All this while preserving a […]

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Smartwatches for seniors, March 18, 2019

The makers of smartwatches are now designing products for older adults. And they just may have come up with an acceptable alternative to the standard “I’ve fallen and I can’t get up” pendant. Perhaps you’ve tried to get your loved one to wear a personal emergency response system (PERS) pendant—only to hear, “No. I don’t […]

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Thanks to Tim Feresten for 5 Admirable Years!, March 12, 2019

Tim started his journey with DLEA as a Debbie Angel (Concierge Companion Service) in November 2013. This is his DLEA story… After years of caring for family members and friends towards the end of their lives, I volunteered for a hospice doing home visits. From there I decided to go back to school and I […]