Jessica Thomas is a Public Health Professional, Health & Wellness Writer, and Entrepreneur. She has a B.S. in Health Administration with a focus on Aging Studies and an M.D. in Public Health. Before starting her business, Jessica worked for over 3 years as a Program Coordinator and Performance Improvement Leader in a hospital setting. Her roles focused on various senior initiatives such as fall reduction, preventing delirium, and addressing barriers in the healthcare system. Today, Jessica enjoys learning and educating others on aging in place, how tech solutions can help seniors, and health and wellness topics.

Latest Posts By Jessica Thomas

3 months ago

5 Best Medical Alert Systems

We don’t want to believe that we get more fragile as we get older, but we do. While that’s not inevitable, there are a lot of things you can do to keep yourself in amazing health, like a great diet and physical exercise. It also helps to be informed about what changes are happening with […]

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3 months ago

4 Big Button Cell Phones

More and more seniors are using cell phones in their daily lives. These devices allow them to quickly reach out to family members or medical professionals in case of an emergency, and they can make completing daily errands even easier. But, some older adults may struggle with cell phones that have complicated, multi-step technology. And, […]

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3 months ago

Medical Guardian Review

It’s no secret that falls and injuries are most common in aging adults. Falls actually account for 87% of all fractures among people 65 and older. With the fear of falls, a lot of us may feel like we can’t enjoy our daily routine like we used to. Not to mention the worries we put […]

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3 months ago

Hearing Loss Statistics

Hearing loss is a problem that affects millions of Americans. Although no group is immune from hearing loss issues – and its associated costs, such as potential depression, anxiety, and a sense of loneliness and isolation – the risks rise as people age. Therefore, hearing loss is particularly prevalent among senior citizens. Below are 30 important […]

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5 months ago

Caregiver Stress Prevention Guide

Caregiving for a family or loved one can be an extremely stressful experience for the caregiver. This stress can have a devastating impact on the caregiver’s physical and mental health and can also generate a wide range of conflicted emotions. Often caregivers find themselves feeling hopeless, as if the situation that they are in is […]

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5 months ago

Long Term Care Guide

The American population is aging at a dramatic rate, and this trend is likely to continue for the foreseeable future, given demographic trends. The aging process is unique and looks different for everyone. However, as people age, many experience physical and cognitive decline. Sometimes, these declines are precipitous enough that the person may need additional […]

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6 months ago

Senior Living Industry Statistics

As the American population continues to age, older adults and their loved ones are often forced to make challenging decisions about where they should live. Many older adults choose to age in place, while some move in with family members. But, other older adults opt for retirement communities, assisted living facilities, and nursing homes. Below, […]

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6 months ago

Retirement Statistics

As the American population continues to age, increasing numbers of people are entering their retirement years. Many people move into retirement excited about the future, planning to tick off impressive feats from their lifelong bucket list. But, others are nervous. Will they have enough activities to keep them busy after a lifetime of 9-to-5 work? […]

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6 months ago

Elderly Poverty Statistics

The passage of numerous pieces of legislation, such as Social Security, has dramatically changed what it means to grow old in the United States. Whereas previous generations often found themselves caught in a downward spiral of poverty and desperation once they stopped working, today’s seniors often have multiple sources of income. But, these laws do […]

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7 months ago

Hearing Loss Resources

Estimates suggest that 30 million Americans currently are impacted by some degree of hearing loss, ranging from mild to profound or complete hearing loss. Since hearing loss is also associated with age, as the American population continues to age, one would expect that the number of impacted Americans will likely rise. Hearing loss is not […]

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