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Adam Lack Founder of CheckinBee

I'm Adam, the solo founder of CheckinBee. CheckinBee is a simple daily check-in service aimed at independent seniors. Our daily check-ins come through text message and a simple one word reply checks you in for the day. A designated care circle of friends and family will be notified if a check-in is missed so that they can make sure you're okay.

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Why I Built A Daily Check-In Service For Fiercely Independent Loved Ones &Raquo; Me My Father In Law My Wife And My Sister In Law
Why I built a daily check-in service for fiercely independent loved ones

I’m Adam, the founder of CheckinBee. Originally from England, I now live in Chicago with my wife, young daughter, and our dog. CheckinBee is a service, originally created for my father-in-law, that …

I’m Adam, the foun…

I’m Adam, the founder of CheckinBee. Originally from England, I now live in Chicago with my wife, young daughter, and our dog. CheckinBee is a service, originally created for my father-in-law, that has grown to serve independent seniors and loved ones all over the US. Like many seniors, my father-in-law prides himself on being independent; he is very active, lives alone, and travels often. While this independent lifestyle brings many benefits, it also brings along some worries that are fairly typical amongst the families of someone who is aging alone. My father-in-law is in his mid-70’s an…

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The Talk: How To Discuss Assisted Living With Elderly Relatives &Raquo; Senior Man Talking To Son 1024X557 1
The Talk: How to Discuss Assisted Living With Elderly Relatives

After years of your parents parenting you, there may come a day when you need to parent them back. At some point, you may realize that an elderly parent or relative could benefit from a little additio…

After years of your …

After years of your parents parenting you, there may come a day when you need to parent them back. At some point, you may realize that an elderly parent or relative could benefit from a little additional assistance. Discussions about assisted living aren’t always easy, but they can save lives. Let’s explore how families can have “the talk” with elderly loved ones about transitioning into assisted living. Having “The Talk” With Elderly Parents and Loved Ones Time brings change, and these changes often impact our families. As children, our parents talk to us about the world and help …

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When To Move From Independent To Assisted Living &Raquo; Group Of Seniors Stretching
When to Move From Independent to Assisted Living

As adults reach their later years, they often find themselves embracing independent senior living. An independent lifestyle suits many seniors, but for most of them, this period of time only lasts for…

As adults reach thei…

As adults reach their later years, they often find themselves embracing independent senior living. An independent lifestyle suits many seniors, but for most of them, this period of time only lasts for so long. Let’s explore some indicators that seniors are ready to move from independent to assisted living. Independent vs. Assisted Living: What Are the Differences? Some seniors live independently, while others transition into assisted living, where independence levels may vary. What is the difference between these two types of senior living? Knowing can help you understand when to move from i…

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Living Alone at 70 and Beyond: How to Maintain Your Quality of Life

Reaching certain age milestones is a wonderful thing, but it does come with some new areas of consideration. Whether you’re living alone at 70, 71, or 86, quality of life should be your top priority…

Reaching certain age…

Reaching certain age milestones is a wonderful thing, but it does come with some new areas of consideration. Whether you’re living alone at 70, 71, or 86, quality of life should be your top priority. Let’s dive into the factors that influence your quality of life—and what you can do to keep enjoying your later years! Know Your Critical Quality of Life Factors Every independent senior is different, but there are some essential factors that everyone should know. Support graceful aging with these key considerations! Health and Mobility During our younger years, we often view our health in s…

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How To Promote Independence In Elderly Populations &Raquo; Group Of Seniors Smiling Outdoors
How to Promote Independence in Elderly Populations

Elderly adults make up close to 20% of the population, with some areas having a much higher concentration. With this wonderful group making up such a large part of the world, it is important to help t…

Elderly adults make …

Elderly adults make up close to 20% of the population, with some areas having a much higher concentration. With this wonderful group making up such a large part of the world, it is important to help them maintain their independence for as long as possible. Let’s explore how aging adults and their loved ones can promote elderly independence now, tomorrow, and the next day. What Age is Considered Elderly? Elderly populations consist of some of the wisest and most interesting people on the planet. This elite group is surprisingly elusive—while you might expect a single cutoff for what constit…

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Independence For Seniors: What It Is And How It Works &Raquo; Seniors Walking Group 1024X538 1
Independence for Seniors: What it is and How it Works

Growing older comes with several perks, including independence. Of course, the nature of independence can change as we get into our later years. For seniors, it can take a little extra care and consid…

Growing older comes …

Growing older comes with several perks, including independence. Of course, the nature of independence can change as we get into our later years. For seniors, it can take a little extra care and consideration to maintain this independence, but it can also help you to enjoy some of the best years of your life. Let’s explore independence for seniors and how you can age comfortably and independently! How Do We Define Independence for Seniors? We experience independence in many forms as we age. As children, it may be playing alone without someone watching over you. For young adults, it is the fir…

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10 Ways To Stay Safe While Living Alone As An Older Woman &Raquo; Senior Woman At Dcotors
10 Ways to Stay Safe While Living Alone as an Older Woman

Women’s safety is an essential topic in society, but our safety needs can often change as we age. It doesn’t matter if you’re 65 or 82–your safety matters, and if you’re living alone as an o…

Women’s safety is …

Women’s safety is an essential topic in society, but our safety needs can often change as we age. It doesn’t matter if you’re 65 or 82–your safety matters, and if you’re living alone as an older woman, safety must be a top priority for you. Let’s explore some easy ways that older women can stay safe when living alone. Essential Safety Tips for Senior Women Living Independently 1. Know the Risks Around Your Home Our homes are where we feel the most comfortable, but it is important to remember that they can come with risks. Since we generally spend the majority of our time at home, w…

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Is Living Alone Dangerous? Tips For Staying Safe At Home As A Senior &Raquo; Senior Woman Getting Blood Pressure Taken
Is Living Alone Dangerous? Tips for Staying Safe at Home as a Senior

Many seniors think they have seen it all, but living alone can still come with quite a few surprises later in life. Independent living for seniors isn’t just a matter of finding the right place to l…

Many seniors think t…

Many seniors think they have seen it all, but living alone can still come with quite a few surprises later in life. Independent living for seniors isn’t just a matter of finding the right place to live–it is also about making sure that you stay safe if you live alone. Is living alone dangerous? Here is what seniors need to know about staying safe when living alone. Understanding the Primary Risks of Living Alone in Your Later Years Independent senior living can be the highlight of a person’s life, but it can also come with some new risks. These are some key concerns for seniors who live …

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Elderly Independence: Supporting Seniors You Love &Raquo; Senior Woman In Swimming Pool
Elderly Independence: Supporting Seniors You Love

Everyone has a social circle, and many of us have some very important aging adults in our lives. As adulthood gives way to senior living, it is important to know how to better assist these loved ones.…

Everyone has a socia…

Everyone has a social circle, and many of us have some very important aging adults in our lives. As adulthood gives way to senior living, it is important to know how to better assist these loved ones. Senior independence is more achievable with love, care, and a little extra support. Let’s explore how you can support senior independence for the people you love most! What is Elderly Independence? Human development often happens in a sort of U-shaped pattern. As children, we often lack independence and require additional support. With adulthood, we gain independence and start to tackle the wor…

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How A Simple Check-In Helps Seniors Stay Independent &Raquo; How It Works Header Image Scaled E1685052943840
How a Simple Check-In Helps Seniors Stay Independent

Growing older comes with many changes, and one of them is living alone. Maintaining your independence as a senior is all about staying active and lowering risk, and lowering your personal risk is easy…

Growing older comes …

Growing older comes with many changes, and one of them is living alone. Maintaining your independence as a senior is all about staying active and lowering risk, and lowering your personal risk is easy with a simple daily check-in. Let’s explore how checking in with loved ones can help seniors to stay independent and safe! Senior Independence: Understanding the Risks Living alone as a senior can be liberating, peaceful, and even fun. In fact, many seniors find a lot of joy in it and aim to maintain their independence for as long as possible. Of course, as more time passes, the question of ind…

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