Choosing the Right Nursing Home – Family Caregiver Advocate on the Senior Care Corner® Show

Choosing the right nursing home to be the next home for a senior loved one is a stressful process for family caregivers. Not only is the whole concept — that the senior’s needs are greater than can be met at home — often difficult for everyone to accept, but how does one decide which senior living … Read more

Fitness Activities to Help Seniors Achieve Successful Aging in Place

We often discuss how vital it is to be (or become) physically active, no matter one’s age, to achieve healthy aging. Our senior loved ones can improve functional status, reduce the risk of falls with injury, and increase the level of their socialization when they participate in physical activity with others, whether it’s done with a friend or as part of a … Read more

Controlling Pain: Cautions for Over the Counter and Prescription Relief

Pain is something most of us have experienced much more than we would like, whether from an accident, injury, surgery, overuse strain, headaches, or chronic pain condition. Our senior loved ones report pain frequently and many have daily pain from arthritic joints. What can we do to control our pain and not let it control us? Most of our … Read more