The Answer Is — The Senior Care Corner Bookstore

Where can we get that and where can I read more about ___  are two questions we hear frequently. We have, in the past, sent readers in one direction or another to find what they sought but now have a different response — one that answers a question for us at Senior Care Corner as … Read moreThe Answer Is — The Senior Care Corner Bookstore

Family Dilemma: What’s Grandma’s Best Option?

Many families across the nation are asking themselves this question: What is the best living option for Grandma (or Grandpa)? As our senior loved ones age, they often experience a functional decline.  Sometimes they have more trouble staying steady when they walk, resulting in frequent falls. Some of our loved ones have trouble taking care … Read moreFamily Dilemma: What’s Grandma’s Best Option?

Stop Senior Loved Ones from Falling this Fall

As we enter the fall season, it is a good time to think about the possibility of our senior loved ones taking a fall of their own – but unfortunately not the kind that comes with changing leaves and cooler temperatures! Of course, none of us want this because of the risk of injury, hospitalization … Read moreStop Senior Loved Ones from Falling this Fall

Technology To Help Seniors Stay Safe & Healthy Aging in Place at Home

We stay on the lookout for technology that improves the lives of both seniors and their families as a key part of our mission at Senior Care Corner.  When we encountered GrandCare Systems at the 2011 Consumer Electronics Show, we knew this was a solution about which we wanted to learn more.  In this episode … Read moreTechnology To Help Seniors Stay Safe & Healthy Aging in Place at Home

Get DNR & Advance Directives in Place – A Living Will

Senior Care Corner welcomes many guests seeking information on DNR (Do Not Resuscitate) and other advance directives. Many of these guests are either facing or planning for one of the more difficult times any of us can face, the end of life for a loved one. Knowing that’s the case and having some understanding (from experience) of … Read moreGet DNR & Advance Directives in Place – A Living Will

October is National Residents’ Rights Month

October marks a celebration to honor seniors who live in nursing homes and other long term care facilities.  It also is a time to support Ombudsmen, facility staff, citizens and family members who promote residents’ rights. In 1987 the Nursing Home Reform Law established residents’ rights for quality care and quality of life for seniors. … Read moreOctober is National Residents’ Rights Month

Technology for Families & Caregivers of Seniors: Preview of the 2012 Consumer Electronics Show

Technology to improve the lives of seniors and let them stay longer in the homes they choose safely and comfortably has long been an important coverage area for Senior Care Corner. Staying up to date on technology and influencing those developing and marketing tech solutions led us to join the Consumer Electronics Association and participate … Read moreTechnology for Families & Caregivers of Seniors: Preview of the 2012 Consumer Electronics Show

Probate Basics to Help Seniors & Families Plan Ahead

If you need to learn more about probate, unfortunately you may have recently have experienced a death in your family.  By planning ahead you may be able to make just a little easier what is already a difficult time for loved ones. Disclaimer: We are not attorneys and are not attempting to give legal advice. … Read moreProbate Basics to Help Seniors & Families Plan Ahead