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Elder Orphans — Raising Family Caregiver Awareness on the Senior Care Corner® Podcast

Elder Orphans — Raising Family Caregiver Awareness on the Senior Care Corner® Podcast

http://media.blubrry.com/senior_care_corner/p/content.blubrry.com/senior_care_corner/SCC_70_Elder_Orphans.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadMillions of older adults receive care and support from loved ones. For many, it’s those family caregivers who enable them to age in place successfully. But more than 20% of current seniors — and even higher percentages of future seniors — don’t have spouses, partners, or children to care… Continue Reading

Celebrating Seniors’ Independence & Helping Them Maintain It

Celebrating Seniors’ Independence & Helping Them Maintain It

Independence is a goal held dear by many seniors and their loved ones, not just on the 4th of July but year-round. Families celebrate Independence Day in the US with picnics, parades, baseball games, concerts, and fireworks! While the nation celebrates Independence Day, many family caregivers continue to provide daily care for their senior loved ones. We… Continue Reading

Importance of Respite for Family Caregivers and How To Find It

Importance of Respite for Family Caregivers and How To Find It

Family caregivers often spend long hours caring for senior loved ones and their immediate family members but take little time to care for themselves. Telling someone “care for yourself so you can care for others” is so much easier said than done for family caregivers, who struggle to find the time they need to finish… Continue Reading

Technology for Aging – Thanks to Government Research Funding

Technology for Aging – Thanks to Government Research Funding

Technology innovations are exploding onto the market and ever-growing numbers of products useful for aging older adults (and family caregivers) are accessible. We know many of these technology devices will be beneficial to seniors and their caregivers, though some will provide solutions looking for problems that your senior (and others) may never have. It is… Continue Reading

Engaging with Our Senior Dads and Granddads on Father’s Day

Engaging with Our Senior Dads and Granddads on Father’s Day

We love, honor, and respect our fathers and celebrate them on Father’s Day. Perhaps we cook their favorite meal (or let them share their prowess on the grill), encourage them to sit back and relax, or visit to hear them regale us with their favorite memories of years past. But what gift can family caregivers… Continue Reading





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