Family Caregiver – Do You Fear Aging & What it Will Mean to Your Life?

Do you celebrate life no matter what age you are? Do you feel the joy of living? Do you worry about your own aging, especially since you are a caregiver of a loved one? While seemingly always a popular topic, talk of aging seems more prevalent today. It is interesting to note that 4.2 million … Read moreFamily Caregiver – Do You Fear Aging & What it Will Mean to Your Life?

Avoid Hospital Acquired Infection & Have a Safe Healthcare Experience

Hospital patient – a role we hope to avoid but it seems almost inevitable we’ll be one at least once over our lifetimes. It may be a simple procedure or a full blown trauma that sends us and the elders for whom we care to the hospital. Hopefully it will be only a short stay … Read moreAvoid Hospital Acquired Infection & Have a Safe Healthcare Experience

Survey Says: Majority Feel Those 65 and Older Should be Called … Seniors

Seniors, elders, silvers . . . just what should we call adults who have reached or surpassed the age of 65 — or should we can them anything special at all? That compelling question, along with some feedback we had received from members of the community, inspired us to put together a one-question survey a … Read moreSurvey Says: Majority Feel Those 65 and Older Should be Called … Seniors

Technology Advances in Medical Care Benefiting Seniors & Caregivers

Healthcare needs of our aging population will continue to grow; fortunately, technology continues to advance and play an ever growing role in meeting those needs. Senior Care Corner believes technology has the power to help our older adults and caregivers be healthier, safer and age in place independently for as long as possible. More new … Read moreTechnology Advances in Medical Care Benefiting Seniors & Caregivers

Tool Kit by CDC’s Injury Center Helps Seniors Stay STEADI & Avoid Falls

It is always a good time for a reminder to all of us who are caregivers of older adults about the potential for falls in our senior adults. We need to do what we can to help them avoid potentially life altering falls. Did you know one out of three people over 65 will fall … Read moreTool Kit by CDC’s Injury Center Helps Seniors Stay STEADI & Avoid Falls

Attitude Matters: How Optimism Can Add to the Life of Elder Loved Ones

Can our attitude impact the way we age? More to the point, can our attitude affect our lifestyle which will determine how well we age? The 2014 United States of Aging Survey recently found that Americans 60 and older report they are more motivated than in the past two years to improve their health by … Read moreAttitude Matters: How Optimism Can Add to the Life of Elder Loved Ones

States’ Support – or Lack Thereof – for Family Caregivers – Study Results

There are 42 million family caregivers in the US alone – and it can be a 24/7 job. Family caregivers are generally unpaid and, as the population continues to age, there will be fewer of them available to provide much needed care. More than 90% of older adults living in the community receive care from … Read moreStates’ Support – or Lack Thereof – for Family Caregivers – Study Results

Facing Our Future: Facial Scanning Technology & Clues to Longevity

It’s undeniable, we are all aging, each day and every minute. There is, after all, no stopping the steady march of time. We can all admit — or choose to ignore — that we look older now than we did when we were teenagers or even thirty something. Little did we know, however, that our … Read moreFacing Our Future: Facial Scanning Technology & Clues to Longevity

Seniors & the Web: Growing Numbers Online & Many Reasons for More

More seniors getting onto the web and surfing the net than ever before. There are so many ways for them to be connected with others they know or just haven’t met yet. Our seniors are finding out using the web isn’t as hard as they once believed it to be —  and it can be … Read moreSeniors & the Web: Growing Numbers Online & Many Reasons for More