Cutting Your Salt Habit – A Family Caregiver Video Tip

Stroke hits every 40 seconds in the US, with 800,000 Americans each year suffering a stroke. Strokes kill more than 125,000 Americans each year and leave many more with paralysis and lives that are changed forever. High blood pressure, also called hypertension, is a significant contributor to stroke. Sodium in our diets is a key … Read moreCutting Your Salt Habit – A Family Caregiver Video Tip

Winning the Battle Against Hypertension: DASH Lifestyle

Many of our senior loved ones are faced with multiple chronic disease processes. Managing these conditions can be overwhelming to many seniors and failure to do so can negatively impact their quality of life. How can they follow the doctor’s or dietitian’s diet on a budget? Why can’t they eat all the foods they love? … Read moreWinning the Battle Against Hypertension: DASH Lifestyle

Seniors Financing Healthcare With Instant Credit Many Can’t Afford

Many family caregivers rest easy under the impression their senior loved ones are insulated from high medical expenses because they’re covered by Medicare or a health plan that is part of their retirement benefits. Reality may not match that impression – and for some may result in a rude awakening. Big bills for healthcare services … Read moreSeniors Financing Healthcare With Instant Credit Many Can’t Afford

Family Caregivers Find Role Rewarding – Potentially Life Extending As Well

Emergency calls to serve as family caregivers go out to many after sudden events, such as after a fall or a death in the family. Sometimes we can see it coming as our loved ones age and know we will soon be up to the plate. Still, it seems to catch us off guard when … Read moreFamily Caregivers Find Role Rewarding – Potentially Life Extending As Well

Holiday Family Meeting and Senior Gift Tips – Senior Care Corner Show

Holiday family gatherings, in addition to fun, socializing and maybe a bit of stress with loved ones who don’t often get together also provide an opportunity for family members to meet and discuss topics best addressed together. Planning for these meetings is one subject in the feature segment of this episode of the Senior Care … Read moreHoliday Family Meeting and Senior Gift Tips – Senior Care Corner Show

Data Breaches & Our Seniors – Actions When Their Data Is Exposed

Hundreds of millions of records with personal information were impacted by the thousands of data breaches in the US in the last several years. And those are just the breaches that have been reported. How do they happen? Many are the result of much publicized hacking attacks against the computer systems of stores, banks, even state tax records. … Read moreData Breaches & Our Seniors – Actions When Their Data Is Exposed

When Seniors’ Travel Goes Wrong – Preventive Steps for Peace of Mind

Traveling the world is a favorite activity of many seniors, maybe even your own loved ones. Just as you worry about their health and safety when they are in their own homes, you worry about them when they are traveling across continents — maybe even more because they’re so far away! There are just so … Read moreWhen Seniors’ Travel Goes Wrong – Preventive Steps for Peace of Mind

Digital Technology to Help Family Caregivers Improve Senior Care

Technology has become invaluable when caring for senior adults – and we have barely scratched the surface on its potential. Local and long distance family caregivers can now be a bigger part of the daily lives of their senior loved ones by following a wide range of activities, not only health and safety related but … Read moreDigital Technology to Help Family Caregivers Improve Senior Care