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Cars Best Suited to Senior Drivers — Family Caregiver Quick TIp

Cars Best Suited to Senior Drivers — Family Caregiver Quick TIp

Independence – that’s what driving meant to many of today’s seniors back when they were 15 and anticipating getting their license. After spending a life in which driving meant commuting to work, carpooling the kids, and so much more, it means independence once again, especially for seniors who are aging in place. To many older… Continue Reading

Bridging the Gap Between Hunger & Health for Senior Loved Ones

Bridging the Gap Between Hunger & Health for Senior Loved Ones

10 million older adults in America face the threat of hunger and end each day hungry. Seniors we know and love could be affected — sometimes without family caregivers knowing it. Food insecurity affects seniors in all parts of the nation. Food insecure adults eat fewer calories and are deficient in key nutrients such as protein,… Continue Reading

Grandparent Boom: Help Them Keep in Touch — Family Caregiver Quick Tip

Grandparent Boom: Help Them Keep in Touch — Family Caregiver Quick Tip

Amazingly, there are more than 70 million people in the US who are grandparents, the most in our history! We’d call that a bonafide grandparent boom! It shouldn’t be surprising, though, because it makes sense. With the population of older adults growing, there are more who can call themselves grandparents (or even great-grandparents). Many agree… Continue Reading

Web and Tech Use by Seniors Growing But Challenges Remain

Web and Tech Use by Seniors Growing But Challenges Remain

Digital technology and the web are already improving life for seniors living independently and there is much more to come. In order to realize many of the benefits tech has to offer, however, seniors have to be using connected devices. That’s why Senior Care Corner® has long advocated that family caregivers urge their senior loved ones using smartphones, tablets, the… Continue Reading

Older Americans Month 17: How Will Your Senior Age Out Loud?

Older Americans Month 17: How Will Your Senior Age Out Loud?

Getting older doesn’t mean what it once did. For many aging Americans, it is a phase of life where interests, goals, and dreams can get a new or second start. Today, aging is about eliminating outdated perceptions and living the way that suits you best. Since 1963, Older Americans Month (OAM) has been a time… Continue Reading

Would Genetic Testing Results Motivate You to Make Changes?

Would Genetic Testing Results Motivate You to Make Changes?

People have long sought the ability to see the future by gazing into a crystal ball. That ability is now a reality — for some aspects of our lives, at least. Preventing chronic diseases and declining abilities as we age is very important for family caregivers but we don’t always know exactly what we should do… Continue Reading

Technology Supported Aging Model — Family Caregiver Tip

Technology Supported Aging Model — Family Caregiver Tip

As family caregivers look to their communities and technology innovators to help them bring a better quality of life to their aging in place seniors, there are experts trying to improve this model for successful aging with them in mind. Seniors and their family caregivers have different needs and desires for how they wish to… Continue Reading

Don’t Let Superfood Hype Fool You – Family Caregiver Quick Tip

Don’t Let Superfood Hype Fool You – Family Caregiver Quick Tip

Many family caregivers look for a magic bullet to alter the behavior or change the course of a chronic medical condition of their senior loved ones. Some caregivers hang their hopes on what are known as superfoods. Is this a good thing? Can eating specific foods really change anything today or tomorrow to make your caregiving… Continue Reading





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