Technology for Seniors

We just watched the Today show and wanted to share some finds for new technology in case you missed it! Check out their websites for more information!

-Grand Care has a number of offers for senior friendly, internet enabled, private home touch screen system aimed at maintaining independence, controlling chronic conditions, and reducing hospital readmissions. It combines the technologies of smart home, activity monitoring, wellness monitoring, and social connectivity. The wellness aspect includes wireless physiological readings (weight, blood pressure, oximeter, glucometer), self assessment, and medication compliance with associated rule sets, alerts, and congregate analytics. The social aspect includes one button Skype, wellness videos, reminders, and other standard social media content aimed at reducing isolation, educating the patient, and influencing them to better self manage their health.

Med Reminder-  MedMinder helps your mom/dad stay independent. Giving you reassurance that you will know if your parents have taken their medication. Enjoy peace of mind by having cellular connection for reminders, locked pill cases and much more!

Mange My Pills-

Seniors rely on their medications to keep them healthy, but complex medication schedules can lead to mistakes: missing doses, taking incorrect amounts, or taking medicines at the wrong times. These mistakes could lead to unnecessary doctor or hospital visits, illness and even death.

  • For seniors, approximately 1 out of 10 hospital admissions are the result of the incorrect use of medications.*

Not taking medications correctly can have serious consequences, including increased discomfort, inadequate disease prevention and possibly even

death


Navastar GPS Show- The Aetrex GPS Shoes feature the latest GPS tracking technology embedded in the base of the right heel, providing real-time tracking. At frequent and specific time intervals, the GPS tracking device sends a signal to the central monitoring station determining the wearer’s exact location and relays that information to a tracking website for you to view (contingent upon enrollment in a separate monthly tracking plan).

The premise of the technology is based on alerting you when your loved one has wandered off too far from a preset location, allowing you to set up a geographic boundary known as a “geozone”. When the individual wanders off and leaves the preset geozone, you are quickly notified via an email or SMS text to your mobile phone. The service also provides emergency tracking in case you need to locate a loved one immediately.

The HurryCane- The HurryCane® is the ONLY cane with the Stabil-Step, Tri-Grip™ Design & Never-Slip™ Pivoting Head. So you are able to always maintain an optimal, 3-point-contact, stable support at ANY angle.
 

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More new vendors~

Please welcome new vendors to The Senior Showcase~

Leaf Guard

Ilderton Conversion of Charlotte

RX Clinic Pharmacy

Mr. Rogers Windows

Hospice and Palliative Care Charlotte

Rodan + Fields Dermatologists

Brookdale Senior Living

Carolina Care Solutions

AccuQuest Hearing

Patsy Cline impersonator by Lisa Dames

Amelies' French Bakery= Serving Coffee/Tea, Pastries, Breakfast and Desserts in their pavilion!

*Make sure to bring some friends and family and join us this Thursday October 25th from 9am-2pm at The Park Expo and Conference Center at Freedom Hall for this special event! Come see the performers, products and services for seniors, fall decor, yummy treats and food, as well as prizes throughout the day!

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Welcome Chair & Equipment Rental

We would like to welcome another Bronze sponsor- Chair and Equipment Rental  to The Senior Showcase!

 

 

 

 

We would also like to welcome more new vendors to the show~!

Costco

Carolina Mobility Sales

Premier Home Health Care Services

Activate Community Through Theatre- see them perform at 12:35pm!

Tech Me Back- Computer Consulting- giving free computer advice through out the day!

McAlister's Deli- They will be providing box lunch at the event for $5. This includes a turkey, ham or veggie sandwich, with chips, cookie, pickle and FREE Sweat Tea! They will be accepting Cash or Credit starting at 11am until it's gone!~

 

Lots more going on- so make sure to stay up to date on our Facebook page and on here!

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Welcome NY Life and Emeritus

We are very excited to announce more new sponsors and vendors to the Senior Showcase on October 25th!

 

We have New York Life as a Silver Sponsor

and Emeritus as a Bronze Sponsor for the show!

 

 

 

We are also excited to announce there will be free parking and bus accommodations at The Park Expo and Conference Center!

 

More new sponsors showing at The Park Expo and Conference Center from 9am-2pm=

American Cancer Society, Stay Safe at Home, Stella & Dot, Edward Shapiro DDS, Hankins & Whittington Funeral Services, and Bermuda Village Retirement Community!!!

 

Check back for more details on events coming up!

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Welcome a new sponsor- Walgreens

We are so excited to have Walgreens on board with The Senior Showcase~

They will be having a huge pavilion space where they can do many demos, checks and medical therapy!

Here are some things we hope to bring to the public for the show~

*Blood Pressure Checks

*Glucose checks

*Immunization Checks

*Medicare Plans

*Medication Therapy (bring in your medicine to get advice and ask question from the professionals)

*How to manage Diabeties

*Nutrition tricks and portion sizing

*Body Compensation, DMI

*Walk with Walgreens- pedometer race

and Tons more to come!

Keep listening to hear about more that we will be giving away and the schedule of events you do not want to miss!

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Networking Event May 10th

 

 

 

Join Senior Living Guide & The Senior Showcase for an evening of cocktails, conversation and camaraderie!!!

May 10th, 2012
6pm-8:30pm
The Clubhouse at Sterling Magnolia
3720 Wendwood Lane,
Charlotte 28211

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Mingle with fellow industry professionals, enjoy yourselves and learn more about the BRAND NEW Senior Showcase heading our way this fall! Curious about what we are? This is the place to come and we can answer all of your questions!

Live Entertainment and door prizes

Learn More….

 RSVP by May 7th to Diane DuFour at (704)408-5788 or
via email at
ddufour@seniorlivingguide.com

 

To learn more about The Senior Showcase set for fall 2012, contact Heidi Crowder at (704)347-2900

Sterling Magnolia is on Randolph Road just north of the intersection of Wendover Road

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Welcome to our Blog

We are very excited to announce our new Senior Showcase to Charlotte! Senior Living Guide will be presenting this showcase on Thursday, October 25th from 9am-2pm. We already have a handful of vendors and hope to have plenty more for people to visit. We will have tons of information to hand out, samples, activities at the stage playing through out the day. It is a FREE very fun and interactive show for anyone ranging in the ages of 55 and up. Are you the care giver? Then make sure you are there too! So you don’t miss out on great advice!

Stay tuned and check back soon so you can see the sponsors and vendors who will be showing!

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