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Monday, October 3, 2011

InformationWeek 500: Healthcare Innovators -- InformationWeek

InformationWeek 500: Healthcare Innovators -- InformationWeek

Gearing up for our Technology & Aging event in Whitefish,MT October 14th!
There's so much information out there-it's difficult to pin down which device deserves the most attention!

Tuesday, September 20, 2011

Technology & Aging Presentation October 14th

Mark your calenders! October 14th, 2011 4:00-7:00pm
Whitefish Community Center
Downtown Whitefish, 121 E. Second St.
Technology and Aging: Cost-Effective Choices for Aging in Place
Guest Speakers, Demos, Free Refreshments and Light Snacks
Call 212-0620 (406) to Register or email:

Tuesday, August 30, 2011

National Memory Screening Event

November 2011 will kick off the National Alzheimer's Awareness Month & Eagleview West will be there again, sponsoring a National Screening Event for the 2nd year. The event is FREE to the public & will be on November 15, 2011 from 10am-7pm. Location to be announced. Pass it on!

Wednesday, July 20, 2011

Robotic Nurse! Meet Nursebot Pearl.

Designed to complement nursing care for those living at home with long-term care needs. Another item to consider as technology & aging gains popularity.

Thursday, July 7, 2011

Aging in Place Quiz: Is staying at home a viable option?

Aging in Place Quiz: Is staying at home a viable option?

From a Geriatric Care Company in Florida. Nice check list for basic review to help with decision making for possible long-term care services.

Friday, June 10, 2011

Aging in Place & the Crucial Conversation

"Aging in Place" refers to the ability to age in one's own home but also may include aging in any place a person may call "home" with the goal of not having to keep moving, or move to a less desirable place to live. Sometimes a person's home may be a foster home or assisted living facility. These types of residences can offer a nice alternative to staying in a residential single-family home, which brings with it home maintenance, seasonal duties such as yard work or snow removal, and often mutiple stairs or narrow entries to frequently used rooms in the home. Less desirable places to live typically include nursing homes, where care is delivered to those with complex needs, at considerably higher costs. While discussing long-term care planning, it is crucial to identify the goals of the aging person as it relates to their ideal "aging in place." The next steps would be to consider accessibility, potential caregivers & service providers, and financial considerations. This crucial conversation can help all those involved have a clearer understanding of what is needed before it becomes a stressful, crisis-driven event.

Tuesday, May 24, 2011

Technology Explosion

Tele-Medicine, Tele-health, it's here to stay! More aggressive then the push to develop electronic records, technology for aging at home is exploding into the market on a daily basis.

From automatic Fall Detection to monitoring devices which send instant messages directly to your physician or case manager's desktop, these and similar devices connect us like never before. Check out this video by ABC News: Tech This Out!

Wednesday, April 27, 2011

The Village Concept of Caring for our Elders

multi-generations taking care of our seniors
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Stay tuned as Eagleview West explores options for a similar concept to be utilized in Northwest Montana. Is the Flathead Valley ready for this? Who can help when the closest relative is over 100 miles away?

Sunday, March 27, 2011

Aging in Place Technology Watch March 2011 Newsletter

Aging in Place Technology Watch March 2011 Newsletter: Great bit about Stanford's new virtual reality techonology to help stimulate 2o-somethings to talk about long-term care. Also, predictions for housing & senior communities to be in demand.

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