The promise of longevity and healthy aging: seniors and their caregivers (and lots of others) are constantly on the lookout for the next great thing, including foods or beverages, carrying that label. Many of our senior loved ones and their caregivers have heard about a recent diet that promises to reduce the inflammation often linked to … Read moreSeniors’ Anti-Inflammatory Diet for Aging
Losing ourselves in books is a great enjoyment for avid readers like us, many of our readers and our senior loved ones. One can travel the world and travel through time with a good book — not to mention learning a thing or hundred. Books can truly give inspiration and enjoyment, frequently leaving us feeling … Read more4 Great Books for Caregivers of Seniors
Caregivers of seniors with Alzheimer’s disease face great challenges everyday. Significant time and attention is focused on activities to keep your senior loved one healthy and happy, with their safety a continuous concern. Home Safety Tips We have some tips that can help you make your senior’s home, or home away from home if they … Read more12 Home Safety Tips for Seniors with Alzheimer’s Who are Aging in Place
Giving senior loved ones the Gift of Social Media is a more than a campaign for us here at Senior Care Corner, but a cause in which we believe because of the benefits to senior loved ones (including the most elderly), family members and caregivers. This gift involves much more than signing a loved one … Read moreHow to Give Your Senior Loved One the Gift of Social Media
What is level of care and what does that mean with regard to the care for which your senior loved one qualifies? Some caregivers of senior adults will hear this sentence in the future if you have not already heard it. If your senior loved one had a recent hospitalization followed by a short stay … Read moreDoes Your Loved One Meet Level of Care?
Longevity is not simply a word for many seniors. Seniors not only dream about living their lives to the fullest as they age but are really doing it every day! Recently I spotted an older woman enjoying herself plugging pennies into a one armed bandit. On her back there was a sign like we used to … Read moreSeniors with a Zest for Life!
Technology has the power to help seniors live the life they choose in a safe and comfortable manner while also giving families and caregivers peace of mind. Technology continues to evolve to better meet the needs of the increasing numbers of seniors who want to live at home as long as possible and the caregivers … Read moreTele-Health & How It Can Keep Your Senior Loved One Safe and Healthy
Influenza, or “the flu”, and its complications result in 226,000 hospitalizations and thousands of deaths in the average year. 90% of those who die are seniors. Those statistics are why Senior Care Corner has been urging flu shots for senior loved ones each flu season. This year we decided to get help in communicating our message. … Read moreKristi & Carole Yamaguchi: Faces of Influenza
The doctor says your senior loved one is in the midst of a health crisis and asks if decisions have been made regarding life extending care. Are you the one who has to decide? What do you do now? Many times our loved ones do not create a document that would help direct us regarding what … Read moreDNR Dilemma for Loved Ones and Their Family Caregivers