Paying for Senior Living and Care – Resources Caregivers Can Help Tap

Life in elder years is not cheap and longer lifespans mean more elder years for many. Family caregivers often open not only their hearts and homes but also their wallets when caring for senior loved ones. More than 10 million people over the age of 50 are caring for senior loved ones, including their parents. Many seniors are outliving … Read more

Family Caregivers Seek Training in Skills Needed to Provide Care

Family caregivers who have begun caring for their senior loved ones are being challenged by tasks that they have never done. There are things they need to do each day requiring physical strength many don’t have. There are also medically complex tasks family caregivers often just don’t have the skills to complete. Family caregivers are finding completing these … Read more

State of Diabetes Care – How We Can Help Seniors Manage Theirs

Our knowledge of diabetes care, risk factors and the status of diabetes treatments is updated every two years. Also tracked are the trends in diabetes care that can be used to focus our efforts toward prevention strategies. The latest Diabetes Report Card was recently published by the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). CDC’s ultimate … Read more

Enabling Caregivers and Seniors Themselves “To Know Me” on the Senior Care Corner® Show

Long-established habits, routines, likes and dislikes are common in senior adults. Adherence to those can often make the difference between good and bad days, especially for those with Alzheimer’s disease or other dementia. Knowing those would be key to getting the personalized, compassionate care family members want for senior loved ones who live in senior … Read more

Latest Alzheimer’s Disease News and Insights for Family Caregivers

Under even normal circumstances, being a family caregiver can be tough. Caring for someone with Alzheimer’s or other dementia increases the caregiving challenge. Caregivers who are caring for people with dementia face more challenges than family caregivers who are not helping someone with dementia. Those caring for a loved one with dementia have to overcome behaviors … Read more