Don’t Believe All You Read & Hear – Be An Educated Research Consumer

It seems that every new day brings a new research study telling us to do something, such as “eat special superfoods” or not to do something, as in “don’t eat special superfoods.” It is really hard to know what is real and what isn’t, what could help our seniors or harm them. We have heard for years not … Read moreDon’t Believe All You Read & Hear – Be An Educated Research Consumer

Holiday Family Gatherings: A Time for Enjoyment & Meaningful Discussions

Once again we’re preparing for families to come together over the holiday season. We long to see how our seniors are doing, especially those who are far away from us and living independently. Are they ok? Have they been eating well? Is the house in good repair? Are they paying all the bills on time? Have … Read moreHoliday Family Gatherings: A Time for Enjoyment & Meaningful Discussions

Seniors’ Teeth Are Health Heroes – Mouth & Dental Care Protect Them

Dental care – can it really be all that important to seniors and their family caregivers? Family caregivers have so much responsibility every day just getting all the jobs done. We often don’t get all the daily tasks completed as the sun begins to set. We merely add the unfinished tasks to the next day’s list in … Read moreSeniors’ Teeth Are Health Heroes – Mouth & Dental Care Protect Them

In Alzheimer’s Disease Fight, Good For The Heart = Good For The Brain

Alzheimer’s disease is on the rise and will continue to strike increasing numbers as more of us live longer, since it is a disease that is more prevalent with age. This degenerative, debilitating and irreversible disease is rising, not only in the United States but also across the world. Due to the growing numbers of people … Read moreIn Alzheimer’s Disease Fight, Good For The Heart = Good For The Brain

Solving the Annual Holiday Dilemma: Choosing Gifts for Senior Loved Ones

When we are young, time just seems to drag on so slowly as the holiday season nears. It just feels like it will never arrive. When we’re adults, sometimes it feels like the calendar is on hyperdrive, the holiday season is upon us so fast. No matter our time perspective, it’s not too early to … Read moreSolving the Annual Holiday Dilemma: Choosing Gifts for Senior Loved Ones

Parkinson’s & Dementia: Caregivers Challenged by Double Diagnosis

We cringe at the thought of our loved ones being diagnosed with Parkinson’s or dementia – – and too many of them have been already. What if they are diagnosed with both? Alzheimer’s and other dementias have become the focus of much-needed research. One outcrop of that research is the ability to learn more about other neurodegenerative … Read moreParkinson’s & Dementia: Caregivers Challenged by Double Diagnosis

Deep Vein Thrombosis – What Family Caregivers Need to Know & Why

Deep vein thrombosis doesn’t sound like something that should strike fear in your mind or even be a serious condition… …unless you or a loved one have faced it head-on. Doctor’s warn that we, as family caregivers, should know the signs of deep vein thrombosis (DVT), or blood clots in veins in the lower extremities … Read moreDeep Vein Thrombosis – What Family Caregivers Need to Know & Why

Tech Innovation Racing to Meet the Needs of Seniors & Family Caregivers

Technology has some catching up to do when it comes to meeting the needs of older adults, but the tech industry is showing real signs it plans to do just that. Senior Care Corner is following the innovations that are poised to improve the lives of our current seniors as well as those of us who … Read moreTech Innovation Racing to Meet the Needs of Seniors & Family Caregivers

Senior Volunteers Enhance Their Own Lives While Serving Others

Many family caregivers are worried about their seniors who are living independently and may be alone much of the time. There are only so many hours in the week that a working family caregiver can devote to spending with a senior when there is no crisis requiring undivided attention. What that might mean is that … Read moreSenior Volunteers Enhance Their Own Lives While Serving Others