Falls are always a concern for family caregivers of seniors, with good reason. There are 29 million falls each year and they are the leading cause of injury-related death in older adults. More than 7 million older adults require medical treatment or restricted activity following a fall. Falls are a primary cause for lack of … Read moreSenior Home Safety Issues — What Family Caregivers Can Do
Millions of us are family caregivers to senior loved ones and the numbers are growing rapidly with the senior population. No, we’re not going to talk statistics here, in part because we think the official numbers well undercount the real number of family caregivers. More importantly, though, talking about “millions” misses the point that being … Read moreFamily Caregivers of Seniors — What Makes Somebody One & What Do They Look Like?
Yes, our senior loved ones – like us — want to live at home as they age. Sometimes that home may be a new location or the home in which they have lived most of their adult lives. Comfort with our belongings, familiarity with the community, closeness of family or friends, access to trusted healthcare … Read moreWhat’s Next After Aging in Place and How to Transition – Family Caregiver Quick Tip
There has been a lot of talk lately about 5G mobile networks, touting faster speeds and higher capacities, and it was one of the hottest topics at CES® 2018. 5G technology will be important to seniors, especially those living independently. That means it will be important to family caregivers of those seniors. What’s that, you … Read more5G is Coming — Why It’s Important to Seniors & Family Caregivers
Losing our memory is something we all fear, including our senior loved ones. We want to stay as sharp-minded as possible as we age and hope that our senior loved ones do as well. We are now realizing that some of our personal habits can influence our cognition as we age. Even when our senior … Read moreGood Dementia Care Defined – How It Can Help Family Caregivers
Being a family caregiver is an experience that will bring many moments of joy, sadness, frustration, and wisdom. Living this journey can be life-affirming for many family caregivers. It is what you were meant to do – care for someone who once cared for you. It can have its challenging moments but also brings clarity … Read moreWhat Being A Caregiver Has Taught Me About My Own Aging
Personal computers and mobile devices (smartphones and tablets) are the communications and smarthome hubs that will connect seniors to the world around them. At Senior Care Corner®, we urge family caregivers to encourage and assist senior loved ones in obtaining and using these devices and the others they will help maintain their independent lives in … Read moreTech Support Tool for Family Caregivers — TeamViewer Review
3,000 people attended Aging in America 2018, representing tens of millions more who care for and about older adults. The conference covered a wide range of topics of interest to those who are aging — that’s all of us, right? — and those who care for older adults. We met many people and companies with … Read moreAging in America 2018 Wrap-up — A Valuable Information Overload