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Nearly 90 percent of seniors say they want to stay in their home. Doing so gives them a wonderful sense of continued independence.

But having mom or dad live alone can be a source of worry for their adult children. The, "What if?" scenarios can often overwhelm the mind. "What if she falls down?" "What if he forgets something on the stove?" "What if she doesn't tell me it's getting harder for her to get around?"

If you feel like this, you're not alone. In 2007 the AARP surveyed boomer women and found that two-thirds are concerned about their parents' ability to live independently.


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Senior Emergency Kit Worksheets and Checklists

The Senior Emergency Kit features several worksheets that family caregivers can complete with the help of a senior loved one. This toolkit can be kept in an easy-to-reach location, such as a nightstand, to allow easy access to information.

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Make Your Senior's Health Information Handy

Refrigerator magnets are great ways to display photos and artwork. There are other important and potentially life-saving uses for magnets.

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Know Your Senior's Coverage Plan

Navigating the medical and insurance maze can seem daunting for family caregivers trying to help a senior loved one. Check out the following resources in addition to those available at www.SeniorEmergencyKit.com.

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Additional Resources

Consider the following resources to learn more about how to keep your senior loved ones safe at home.

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Solution offers secure syncing between web and iPhone

Caregiver's Touch puts a safe and simple solution in the hands of caregivers to provide organization of, access to, and secure sharing of a loved one's information - whenever and wherever it's needed. It's the world's first caregiving tool to sync a web-based service with the mobility of the iPhone.

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Prevent medication errors with helpful reminders

RxmindMe is the solution to help medication takers remember to take their prescriptions. If you need something to track and organize you or your loved ones' medications, pills, prescriptions, or vitamins and alert you when it's time to take them, this app is for you.

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Effectively manage health care information and share with other healthcare providers

Me & My Caregivers is a personalized, customized caregiver's toolkit to record and organize important information. It provides a secure one-stop location easily accessed and managed by those involved in your elderly loved one's care including family, friends and health care providers. By using a central communications hub, caregivers can eliminate time-wasting administrative tasks and spend more time providing quality care.

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Information at caregiver's fingertips help respond to medical emergencies

If you are helping take care of an elderly relative, you will undoubtedly face new challenges as your loved one ages. The Elder 411 app will arm you with expert information to best manage your loved one's care. In the event of a medical emergency, you'll want the Elder 911 app immediately at your fingertips to know what to anticipate, what to do and how to react.

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Navigate elder care situations with less stress

Life is busy. Add in caring for an aging loved one and life becomes overwhelming. ConnectAde's step-by-step process helps families navigate elder care situations and manage the responsibilities involved more easily. Know what to do, when to do it, who can help, and how to keep everyone organized.

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Connect and organize to manage complex health conditions

iBiomed is a health social network and organizer for anyone or any caregiver managing a multi-symptom health condition. The mobile or web-based application arms users with easy, efficient, portable and reliable record keeping tools to simplify health management and facilitate communication with health care providers or other people like you.

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