The Future of AI Technology for Seniors

According to Juniper Research, more than 50% of American homes have voice-enabled smart speakers like the Amazon Echo. As artificial intelligence (AI) technology continues to evolve and grow in popularity, we can accomplish more by doing much less. Right now, that includes asking Alexa to give a weather report, turn on music and set reminders….

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What Seniors Need to Know About Blood Pressure

Many of us are familiar with the leading causes of death: Heart disease, cancer and stroke to name a few. But did you know that high blood pressure is considered a “silent killer”? Traditionally, a normal blood pressure level was 120/80 and above 140/90 was considered high. Recently, the American Heart Association and the American…

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March Is National Nutrition Month

As we age, how we treat our bodies becomes even more important. That includes eating nutritious foods that give us the energy to take on the day. Although seniors may be less active than they once were, eating well is essential to maintain a healthy lifestyle with age. March is National Nutrition Month, a vital…

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4 Common Questions About Skilled Nursing Facility Living

As a family member or caregiver, you may feel guilty about your decision to move a loved one into a skilled nursing facility, but in many cases, this is the best move. Unfortunately, skilled nursing facilities can get a bad reputation when a few places are cited for negligent care. At West Hartford Health &…

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