The ever-changing face of technology can be scary for anyone, especially seniors. Recent studies show, however, that not all seniors fear technology. In fact, many are embracing it!

According to the 2011 Pew Internet study, more than half of adults over 50 access the In...

Falling at home can be one of the biggest fears for seniors. An accident can lead to extended hospital stays, prolonged injuries and future anxiety. Falls can be prevented, though! STAAR Alert offers three easy steps to reduce falls in any home:

1. Conduct a medical ass...

As we age, it’s easy to evoke stereotypes and group seniors into certain categories. It’s important to remember, though, that senior care and safety is not one size fits all.

Centenarians are currently the fastest growing age group in the world. With more than 50,000 pe...

Using devices like STAAR Alert’s personal emergency response systems or medication dispensers helps keep seniors safe in their homes. A simple way to add an extra layer of security is to utilize a lockbox. These easy-to-use tools are useful in a multitude of scenarios,...

Medication mismanagement can be incredibly disruptive to any household. Missed doses can lead to erratic behavior, illness and even hospitalization. The effects on the entire family may last long after the issue has been resolved. STAAR Alert’s medication management pr...

Oftentimes, families only think about technology that will keep their loved ones safe at home. As their parents age and become increasingly susceptible to falls and other accidents, they begin to equip the house with numerous safety devices. But what about the seniors...

Being a caregiver is a difficult job for many reasons. According to the Family Caregiver Alliance, about 44 million Americans provide 37 billion hours of care each year for their loved ones. These caregivers come in many shapes and sizes, providing different types of c...