Driving a car enables a senior to be independent as they age. They can travel where they want, when they want until they can no longer safely remain behind the wheel. What then? Depending on someone else, especially a family caregiver, to get them where they need or want to go becomes a way of … Read moreEmpowering Seniors to Go Where They Want, When They Want
We found only one reference to the special needs of seniors in the conference schedule for CES® 2018 — and this year that’s a good thing. During the early years that Senior Care Corner® covered CES, we saw little to no mention of seniors, as if technology innovation did not apply to them, nor the role of … Read moreLife-Changing Technology – #CES2018 Preview for Family Caregivers and Seniors
How often does someone ask you how you are? Certainly, people ask you how your senior loved one has been, if they are doing well, are they healthy and happy? Oftentimes friends and families don’t even think to ask family caregivers how they are holding up. But family caregivers may need to be asked. Getting … Read moreHow Are YOU, Family Caregiver — Are You Caring for Yourself?
Everyone, whether they are currently caring for someone with dementia or concerned that they are at risk of developing it themselves, is seeking a magic bullet to stop it in its tracks. The unfortunate reality is that there is currently no cure and little in the way of treatment. In addition, little is known to … Read more8 Actions to Reduce Dementia Risk – Family Caregiver Quick Tip