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

Changing Where Seniors Call Home Impacts Family Caregivers’ Lives Too

In the not-too-distant past, older people who lived long lives were likely to face the final years of those lives in a long term care facility. This is after they retired away from the support of close family members and were unable to remain independent in the home they had fled cold weather to establish. … Read moreChanging Where Seniors Call Home Impacts Family Caregivers’ Lives Too

Connected Aging: Will Technology Help Seniors Live At Home Longer?

Regular followers of Senior Care Corner® know that we are advocates for technology to help seniors stay safe, healthy and happy, enabling them to age in place as long as possible. We routinely cover topics about innovations in technology that are either directly meeting the needs of our senior loved ones in their homes or … Read moreConnected Aging: Will Technology Help Seniors Live At Home Longer?

Stretching the Dollars in Nutrition Budgets of Our Senior Loved Ones

Many seniors need additional help to make ends meet when they face the rising cost of living on a fixed income. Their costs for health care, housing and medications could be squeezing their budget to the point of breaking leaving too little money for food. Do your senior loved ones face this? Would they let you … Read moreStretching the Dollars in Nutrition Budgets of Our Senior Loved Ones

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 moreFamily Caregivers Seek Training in Skills Needed to Provide Care

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

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

Planning a Multigenerational Disney Vacation – Getting Ready to Go

We know that families take advantage of the summer time to take trips together and enjoy new experiences. For some, the family vacation includes visiting far away family and for others it may be going somewhere new for an exciting adventure. Families also like to travel together to places that are meant for fun, such … Read morePlanning a Multigenerational Disney Vacation – Getting Ready to Go

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 moreLatest Alzheimer’s Disease News and Insights for Family Caregivers