Family Caregiver Food Safety Tips from Detective Foodsafe™

September is National Food Safety Education Month. We have an expert who will share how to keep family caregivers and your loved ones safe from food poisoning (and everyone who wants to avoid becoming the victim of food borne illness). Detective Foodsafe™ explores the mysteries of food contamination and food handling mishaps that can happen … Read moreFamily Caregiver Food Safety Tips from Detective Foodsafe™

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

Celebrating Older Americans Month 2019: Connect, Create, Contribute

Each year, more and more older adults are making a positive impact in and around their community. Usually this contribution involves the encouragement and even logistics of a family caregiver. Many older Americans who are family caregivers are themselves contributing to their community simply by caring for their own senior loved ones. In addition, they … Read moreCelebrating Older Americans Month 2019: Connect, Create, Contribute

Share, Learn, and Connect at National Caregiving Conference

We invited Denise M. Brown to author an article for Senior Care Corner® because we believe her conference is a valuable opportunity and resource for family caregivers. In addition, in the article she offers a number of resources family caregivers will find valuable sources of support now and in the future. Denise began working with … Read moreShare, Learn, and Connect at National Caregiving Conference

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

Alzheimer’s Disease Update for Family Caregivers on World Alzheimer’s Day

Every September 21 for the past 7 years we have marked World Alzheimer’s Day. The campaign hopes to further raise awareness of a disease that has affected millions worldwide and impacted families who face the daily challenges it causes. Alzheimer’s is one type of dementia, but the most common. Dementia, a neurodegenerative disease, impairs cognitive … Read moreAlzheimer’s Disease Update for Family Caregivers on World Alzheimer’s Day

Inspiring Family Caregivers to Make a Difference, One Senior at a Time

Family caregivers often find themselves in need of inspiration when challenges of providing care seem overwhelming. On good days, the caregiving road is smoothly paved with no bumps and we can move quickly, enjoying the path that we travel. Some days this very same road is riddled with potholes that sprout up without warning, stalling … Read moreInspiring Family Caregivers to Make a Difference, One Senior at a Time

Convenient Exercise for Family Caregivers While Multitasking in the Living Room

Exercise, get active, and keep moving! That is what we all hear constantly, especially family caregivers who need to care for themselves. Most will answer “who has time to ‘get physical’ during the hectic day of caring for a senior loved one, other family members, and a job?” We all know that experts recommend 150 … Read moreConvenient Exercise for Family Caregivers While Multitasking in the Living Room

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