Decluttering Your Senior’s Past from Their Home for the Future

Is it time to declutter? Is the stuff that has been stored over the years in the way? Has a move to a more manageable location or just a need to ease the future finally mean something that must be done? Older adults used to pare down their belongings when they did the spring cleaning … Read moreDecluttering Your Senior’s Past from Their Home for the Future

Medication Management Conversation with Simple MedsSM on the Senior Care Corner® Podcast

Medications taken incorrectly can reduce their effectiveness or, worse, can be dangerous and even deadly. More than half of seniors take their medications incorrectly, at least from time to time if not every day, according to estimates we’ve heard. That’s understandable, since half are taking at least two prescription drugs in addition to a variety … Read moreMedication Management Conversation with Simple MedsSM on the Senior Care Corner® Podcast

Wireless Printing for Seniors’ Homes — Family Caregiver Quick Tip

Our digital devices are great for looking at pictures, reading emails, reviewing documents, and so much more. There are times, though, when we really want to put things on paper. As we have experienced and been told, that is the case for many older adults, who grew up viewing photos on paper and receiving documents … Read moreWireless Printing for Seniors’ Homes — Family Caregiver Quick Tip

Playing Games Together for Fun and Mental Exercise

Who doesn’t love to play a game? It has been shown that people who experience memory loss can stimulate and engage their brain by playing games. The games can be many, varied, and either high tech or low tech. As long as the senior enjoys playing them and is fully engaged, game playing will stimulate … Read morePlaying Games Together for Fun and Mental Exercise

Words of Comfort for Family Caregivers of Loved Ones with Dementia

For many family caregivers of seniors with dementia, progressing with the disease through the years can bring change and sadness. It is also common for caregivers to subject themselves to a lot of self-questioning, of which these are a few: Where is the person you once knew? Are you doing all that you can, all … Read moreWords of Comfort for Family Caregivers of Loved Ones with Dementia

Invitation to — The Shop at Senior Care Corner®

Time is the currency in shortest supply for many family caregivers of older adults. Finding the answer to “what do I do when…” is often a challenge as well. Helping solve both of those challenges for family caregivers is a big part of what drove us to create Senior Care Corner® — and what motivates … Read moreInvitation to — The Shop at Senior Care Corner®

Caregiver Stress Relievers – Reminders for Your Well-Being

Being a family caregiver is certainly fulfilling and a way to give back to the senior who gave you so much during your lifetime. However, it can be a source of stress for caregivers who are already stretched thin between their career and their family life. Some researchers categorize caregiver stress as chronic stress experience … Read moreCaregiver Stress Relievers – Reminders for Your Well-Being

House Sharing – Social and Financial Solution for Many Seniors on the Senior Care Corner® Podcast

Older adults who may be living alone as a result of being newly single when the kids leave the nest or losing a partner or those who never married or are recently divorced have realized that aging in place can be lonely without someone else around. Solo aging can also be expensive for those accustomed … Read moreHouse Sharing – Social and Financial Solution for Many Seniors on the Senior Care Corner® Podcast

Mobility Scooters Mean Independence on Wheels – and Risks – for Seniors

Independence and self-sufficiency are goals that many seniors seek — and many family caregivers seek for their loved ones. Remaining mobile even after their bodies cease cooperating is achievable through durable medical equipment such as walkers, canes, power wheelchairs, and mobility scooters. Many have opted to use a mobility scooter for the speed and convenience … Read moreMobility Scooters Mean Independence on Wheels – and Risks – for Seniors