Conversation with Health Tech Innovator MOCACARE on the Senior Care Corner® Show

Technology with the potential to help our seniors live healthy, safe, and comfortable lives is something for which Senior Care Corner® is always on the lookout to keep family caregivers informed. MOCAheart really caught our eye at CES® because that definition fits it well. Many seniors — and family caregivers — can benefit from the ability to … Read more

Advance Directives Considerations, Facts & Myth Busting for Caregivers

Do you know what an advance directive is, much less whether your senior (or you) has one somewhere — or should? An advance directive is defined as a written statement of a person’s wishes regarding medical treatment made to ensure those wishes are carried out should the person be unable to communicate them to a doctor. … Read more

Getting and Staying Active are Keys to Healthy and Happy Aging

Life isn’t living without movement. Aristotle said “happiness is a state of activity.” Seniors and their caregivers are encouraged by experts in health and wellness (and Senior Care Corner®) to get active and stay active. We say it all the time — find something that you and your senior loved one enjoy doing and make it part … Read more

Safety for Seniors on Blood Thinners – Family Caregiver Quick Tip

Many seniors take anticoagulants, medication to keep blood thin by preventing clots that may lead to heart attack, DVTs or stroke. Without anticoagulants, blood clots could form and travel to other parts of the body, causing other health problems. In reality, your senior’s blood is not ‘thinner’ but blood clots have more difficulty forming when … Read more