9 Senior Financial Management Tips for Family Caregivers

We’re are concerned about keeping our finances strong and hope to retire with enough money to be happy and healthy. This may not be easy, especially for our senior loved ones who have not been putting away enough for retirement or survive hits such as those from health issues or downturns in the economy. Our … Read more9 Senior Financial Management Tips for Family Caregivers

Tips for Grandfamilies: When Seniors Are Head of the Family Household

There are more than 2.5 million grandparents, a third of whom are over 60 years old living in grandfamilies. In almost one third of these families, affecting over one million children, the parents are absent and grandparents are solely responsible for their grandchildren. It is reported that these seniors have typically been responsible for their … Read moreTips for Grandfamilies: When Seniors Are Head of the Family Household

Finding Specialized Technology Products for Seniors: We Know Where

Technology products to improve the lives of our senior loved ones and make us more effective in our role as caregivers are a key focus area at Senior Care Corner (but then, you already know that, don’t you!) The tech industry has enhanced many areas of our lives with innovations. Even though they’ve barely scratched … Read moreFinding Specialized Technology Products for Seniors: We Know Where

Family Caregivers: Tending the Gardens of Our Lives

All of us, whether we realize it or not, are gardeners. We all tend gardens in one way or another – sometimes in multiple ways – every day. Many of our senior loved ones have spent years enjoying tending their flower or vegetable gardens, sharing their bounty with friends and family and quietly enjoying the … Read moreFamily Caregivers: Tending the Gardens of Our Lives

Favorable Technology Trends for Seniors and Their Family Caregivers

Milestone achieved – – more than half of US seniors are now using the internet. Still many left to get on the web, and especially social networks, but the rapid growth of late is reason for optimism. It is also something we see as a very favorable trend for technology that can address the needs … Read moreFavorable Technology Trends for Seniors and Their Family Caregivers

Eye Health Basics For Seniors: Don’t Let Them Miss Out on Seeing!

Seeing the beauty, hazards and even the everyday life around us is precious – – but an ability we often take for granted. While we often accepted diminished eyesight as a part of growing older, aging can bring with it problems up to and including total loss of the ability to see. It is important … Read moreEye Health Basics For Seniors: Don’t Let Them Miss Out on Seeing!

Benefits of Reminiscing with Seniors Plus Some Story Starters

We all love to talk about “the good old days” and so do our senior loved ones. Of course, we can also argue about whose good old days were better. Reminiscing is a great way for all seniors, especially those affected by Alzheimer’s disease, to recall memories from their distant past. You can reminisce in an informal … Read moreBenefits of Reminiscing with Seniors Plus Some Story Starters

Men’s Health Week: Highlighting Melanoma in Senior Men

Men’s Health Week is an effort to get men to focus on their own health – – and their loved ones to encourage them to do so. In commemoration of this important week, Senior Care Corner encourages men of all ages to participate in activities that will improve their health, such as regular health check-ups, … Read moreMen’s Health Week: Highlighting Melanoma in Senior Men