Aging in Place Technology Roundup 2019 — Background for Family Caregivers

We believe technology advances are the most important innovations for our future lives and continue to provide information on tech so family caregivers are in the best position to help senior loved ones utilize that tech for healthier, safer, and happier lives. We have been telling you a lot about what we saw and heard … Read moreAging in Place Technology Roundup 2019 — Background for Family Caregivers

Family Caregiver Technology Survey — Please Help Us Help You

Supporting family caregivers in your efforts to make better the lives of senior loved ones is the mission of Senior Care Corner®. One aspect of our work is keeping you informed regarding technology that can, either directly or indirectly, help make seniors’ lives healthier, safer, more comfortable – – or just plain fun. Through our … Read moreFamily Caregiver Technology Survey — Please Help Us Help You

CES 2019 Recap – Innovation for Everyday Life and Beyond

There were, as expected, many new and interesting tech developments on display at CES® 2019. Some were interesting albeit not useful a least for home use. A huge appliance taking up otherwise useful space in the home to fold laundry? Really? And who really needs to bake 10 loaves of bread in their kitchen? But … Read moreCES 2019 Recap – Innovation for Everyday Life and Beyond

Why AI is Important to Seniors and Their Family Caregivers

Artificial Intelligence, or AI, is everywhere at CES® 2019 and may be the hottest topic in conference sessions and on the exhibit floor. There are 490 exhibitors in the directory under the heading “Artificial Intelligence” and it seems like most of the other 4,000+ are talking about it as well. With all the benefits of … Read moreWhy AI is Important to Seniors and Their Family Caregivers

Eating Well While Growing Older – Family Caregiver Quick Tip

As we age, many older adults tend to change the way they eat. This change may be intentional for many and while for others it is done unknowingly. Many will eat less thinking their bodies don’t need as much food because they aren’t as physically active as they once were. This way of thinking may … Read moreEating Well While Growing Older – Family Caregiver Quick Tip

CES 2019 Preview — Planning Complete (Sort of)

CES® 2019 is just about upon us and our planning for the event is complete! Well, mostly anyway. You know that old saying, “planning the trip is half the fun”? With CES, planning the trip is half the stress. With so much to see and do at CES, with the 2019 version looking even bigger … Read moreCES 2019 Preview — Planning Complete (Sort of)

Give Grandma the Gift of (Safe) Social Media This Christmas

The signs are hard to miss, even though they are showing up even earlier this year: stores of all kinds displaying holiday decorations, holiday sales ads on TV, and Santa taking children’s wishes in many malls. Yes, it’s time again to wrack our brains on that annual question: “what do we give our grandparents and … Read moreGive Grandma the Gift of (Safe) Social Media This Christmas

Robotic Assistants for Dementia Family Caregivers — Here Now!

There have been many technological innovations that help family caregivers as they care for older adults. Do we always love — or even use — them when we get them? Nope! When it comes to older adults, the population is quickly becoming larger than the number of those available to care for them. Many family … Read moreRobotic Assistants for Dementia Family Caregivers — Here Now!

Cyber Attack Prevention for Personal Medical Devices and Data – Family Caregiver Quick Tip

Protecting our senior’s digital footprint has been a growing concern for many family caregivers. Lately a new menace has emerged which can be life-threatening for seniors (and caregivers) – cyber attacks of medical identity and the very medical devices that, in some instances, keep our seniors alive. We recently discussed cyber security with a former … Read moreCyber Attack Prevention for Personal Medical Devices and Data – Family Caregiver Quick Tip