Caregiving is the Greatest Teacher for Future Planning

Our Guest Author this month will help many who are facing aging alone once their family caregiving role comes to an end. Carol Marak is the founder of CarolMarak.com, the Elder Orphan Facebook group, and @Carebuzz Facebook Live events. She is an expert about everything aging. Herself a former family caregiver, Carol is personally equipped … Read moreCaregiving is the Greatest Teacher for Future Planning

Medicare’s Coverage of Respite Care in 2020

Danielle Kunkle Roberts authored this article as a guest of Senior Care Corner®. She is the co-owner of Boomer Benefits and a Forbes.com Contributor. Her licensed insurance agency specializes in Medicare-insurance related products, helping tens of thousands of clients across 47 states. The number of unpaid caregivers in the United States has reached over 40 million, according … Read moreMedicare’s Coverage of Respite Care in 2020

Recipe for a Happy Family Caregiver Holiday

As family caregivers, our love and devotion to our senior loved ones shows through in our actions every day. As we complete each of our caregiving activities day in and day out, we show our commitment to improving our loved ones’ quality of life. Yes, our caring shows. We may be driving to the doctor, doing the … Read moreRecipe for a Happy Family Caregiver Holiday

Giving Thanks to Family Caregivers and Those Who Support Their Efforts

Successful family caregivers provide for the needs of their loved ones while finding a way to navigate their own busy day and complete it with a sense of fulfillment. They don’t do it alone, but lean on the support of a broad network to make their successful day happen smoothly. But just what does that mean and how can you do … Read moreGiving Thanks to Family Caregivers and Those Who Support Their Efforts

Care Plans – Ensuring Caregiving Addresses Wants and Needs

Have you or your senior loved one done an advance care plan? You may have urged your senior loved one to execute legal documents that spell out their wishes at the end of life. You may have also completed documents such as a DNR (do not resuscitate) order to dictate how you wish to receive … Read moreCare Plans – Ensuring Caregiving Addresses Wants and Needs

9 Wheelchair Tips for Seniors’ Safety — Family Caregiver Quick Tip

Wheelchair Safety Tips for Seniors

Family caregivers are responsible for many things requiring skills that they may never have had to use before and may be wondering what is the best way to accomplish certain tasks. Caring for a wheelchair may be one of those things. Often we are learning about wheelchairs at the same time as our senior loved … Read more9 Wheelchair Tips for Seniors’ Safety — Family Caregiver Quick Tip

Protecting Seniors’ Financial Well-Being – Family Caregiver Quick Tip

Caring for our senior loved ones is, in some ways, similar to a multifaceted jewel for family caregivers. There are so many fine details that we must carefully consider and oversee for them to shine and keep them safe as they age. One of the most fragile and treacherous points of care is our seniors’ … Read moreProtecting Seniors’ Financial Well-Being – Family Caregiver Quick Tip

Benefits for Both When Seniors Engage with Younger Generations

As our world evolves and families live miles apart, it seems that young and old are not brought together as frequently as in prior generations. Today’s millennials are vastly different than their grandparents. They are largely removed from institutions, according to a recent Pew Research report, including families. In many cases, their parents both worked … Read moreBenefits for Both When Seniors Engage with Younger Generations

Advances in Healthcare for Older Adults – 15 Years of Progress

Health is key to our ability to achieve successful aging. Improving the health and quality of life for the world’s seniors is a pursuit of scientists across the globe. One organization has been bringing advances in medical care and research to the attention of the medical profession for many years – The American Geriatrics Society. They … Read moreAdvances in Healthcare for Older Adults – 15 Years of Progress