Secure Seniors’ Connected Home Devices – Family Caregiver Quick Tip

Security weaknesses in web-connected home devices can leave our senior loved ones vulnerable to those who would do them harm. Recent internet news makes that clear. This vulnerability is only going to grow as technology provides more solutions to help older adults have healthy, safe, and comfortable lives in the homes of their choice. As family caregivers, there … Read more

Senior Nutrition – or Lack of It – and the Impact on their Lives and Health

In 2014 people over 65 numbered 46.2 million. They represented 14.5% of the U.S. population, about one in every seven Americans. In just 2008, one in eight people was classified as a senior and about 2.7 million Americans celebrated their 65th birthday. It is projected by the year 2060 there will be 98 million seniors. … Read more

Inappropriate Drugs May Harm Your Senior — Family Caregiver Quick Tip

Many seniors take more than one medication each day, often taking multiple prescription medications. On top of that, they may use even more over the counter remedies to give them relief. Are some of these medications really good for them? Can some be dangerous? To help keep our seniors safe from the medications that they may be … Read more

Eating Healthier – Best Time to Start is Now for Seniors & Caregivers

We’re told every day by the media that we need to buy and use certain foods and products to help prevent heart disease. The messages are everywhere we turn. A new superfood, a new supplement, an exercise bike, or “there’s an app for that”! It can be confusing. Perhaps your senior’s doctor has told them that they need … Read more

Caregivers Need First Aid Knowledge BEFORE an Emergency Happens

Emergencies that can require caregivers to administer medical help to a senior loved one can happen to anyone, at any time of the day or night. Are family caregivers ready to minister to senior’s health needs? Are you? Of course, if it is something traumatic, the first course of action is to call 911. If it is … Read more