Covering the Global Stage for Innovation — CES 2019 Preview

Technology innovation for independent-living older adults and their family caregivers has come a long way! Like the rest of tech, it also has a long way to go before the full potential is realized (if there is ANY limit to the possibilities). Senior Care Corner® has been covering CES®, the largest and most influential technology … Read moreCovering the Global Stage for Innovation — CES 2019 Preview

Insights on Service Dogs for Seniors on The Senior Care Corner® Podcast

Dogs are beloved pets to millions of families throughout the US, each day earning their “best friend” title. Growing numbers of those dogs are being given “jobs” in addition to their traditional role. In many seniors’ homes, specially-trained dogs are being asked to perform a variety of tasks including such things as fetching needed items … Read moreInsights on Service Dogs for Seniors on The Senior Care Corner® Podcast

Holiday Online Shopping Safety — Family Caregiver Quick Tip

Black Friday, the once biggest shopping day in our history which falls on the day after Thanksgiving has been outpaced by Cyber Monday. Buying online on the Monday after Thanksgiving has become the largest shopping day and it all happens with the use of technology. For some it means shopping on the computer while others … Read moreHoliday Online Shopping Safety — Family Caregiver Quick Tip

Cybersecurity for Your Senior’s Connected Life, Health, and Home

With the evolution and increase in growth of the use of many connected technologies, cybersecurity threats will follow. Not might, not could, but will. We need to accept that as fact. The threat is so real that October is set aside as National Cybersecurity Awareness Month by the Department of Homeland Security and this year … Read moreCybersecurity for Your Senior’s Connected Life, Health, and Home

Free Rides for Seniors Can Lead to Improved Quality of Life

We all know the importance of getting where you want to go when you want (and need) to go to our sense of independence and freedom. Imagine if you are an older adult trying to get to the doctor or pharmacy to get essential prescription medications but you can’t get there. For our senior loved … Read moreFree Rides for Seniors Can Lead to Improved Quality of Life

Smartphone Safety and Security – Family Caregiver Quick Tip

More and more seniors have been sporting smartphones (who said they wouldn’t adopt this beneficial technology? Not us!). In 2016, there were 1.5 billion smartphones sold worldwide and 70% of Americans own smartphones! This is great news for family caregivers who are introducing their senior loved ones to a variety of apps for safety, fun, … Read moreSmartphone Safety and Security – Family Caregiver Quick Tip

Medicare Open Enrollment Time — Is It Time for a Change?

It is Medicare Open Enrollment time again and seems like a year passed fast, doesn’t it? Every October it is time for family caregivers to assist their senior loved ones eligible for Medicare in determining whether they are getting the best insurance policy to protect their health and pocket book in the coming year. Medicare … Read moreMedicare Open Enrollment Time — Is It Time for a Change?

10 Cancer Prevention Tips Based on Trusted Research

We used to call it the “Big C.” The word cancer put fear into our hearts! Cancer is a group of diseases, not one particular kind. It is characterized by the uncontrolled growth and spread of abnormal cells in the body. This unchecked growth can lead to death. The treatment is directed at removing or … Read more10 Cancer Prevention Tips Based on Trusted Research

Vanquishing UTIs — Family Caregiver Quick Tip

Getting a urinary tract infection (UTI) repeatedly seems to be common for many seniors. Some seem to overcome one only to get another infection quickly. In most cases, with effective management they should be preventable. Even older adults who are incontinent should be able to remain UTI-free, according to healthcare professionals. What can family caregivers … Read moreVanquishing UTIs — Family Caregiver Quick Tip