Exercises for Building Stronger Muscles and Refueling Afterward — Tips and Video

Senior Care Corner® is a sponsored blog partner of Ensure® but the opinions in this article are ours alone. Please see below for additional disclosures. Are you and your senior loved one minding your muscles and staying strong? Muscles hold us upright, allow us to move and are needed for the function of important vital organs such … Read moreExercises for Building Stronger Muscles and Refueling Afterward — Tips and Video

Protecting Fragile Senior Skin — Family Caregiver Quick Tip

Summer sun is beginning the annual process of yielding to winter cold and wind. As fast as the cold winds blow, we often find our senior’s aging skin drying out if action isn’t taken to protect it. It isn’t just the cold outside air that can cause problems for our seniors’ skin, but the air … Read moreProtecting Fragile Senior Skin — Family Caregiver Quick Tip

Fragile Senior Skin Can Lead to Painful But Preventable Tears

All of us will find our skin changes as we age. We have subjected it to many environmental factors over the years that can age it more quickly, such as sun, weather and even potions we use in hopes of looking younger. Skin does change on its own as well. We can see it naturally … Read moreFragile Senior Skin Can Lead to Painful But Preventable Tears

7 Tips for Making a Difference in Seniors’ Health and Quality of Life

Every year in September we celebrate the well-being of older adults and encourage them to take steps to live healthier, more active lives. The goal of the celebration is to provide information to improve the lives of seniors in the areas of physical health, mental health, socialization and financial well-being. The bottom line message is … Read more7 Tips for Making a Difference in Seniors’ Health and Quality of Life

Stop Reduced Mobility from Limiting Senior Loved Ones’ Independence

Most Americans want to stay in their homes as long as possible, even the rest of their lives. In order to age in place successfully, we have to remain independent and capable of caring for ourselves as we grow older. There are many lifestyle changes our senior loved ones can make as they age so they can maintain the … Read moreStop Reduced Mobility from Limiting Senior Loved Ones’ Independence

Family Holiday Traditions are Strong, Healthy and Important to Our Seniors

Are you celebrating the holidays with your senior loved ones, family members and friends? There are many ways that we celebrate our family holiday traditions, each family has its own to share. Whatever faith or festivities your family enjoys, holiday traditions are deep in your senior’s soul and mean more than you may realize to their … Read moreFamily Holiday Traditions are Strong, Healthy and Important to Our Seniors

Seniors’ Life & Health Benefit When Happy with the Way They are Aging

Who wants to get older, have gray hair (what hair we have, anyway), need to rely on glasses or visit a doctor every week? No one really wants to experience the negatives that can happen as we age, but when your senior has a positive outlook about their aging status there can be benefits. Most … Read moreSeniors’ Life & Health Benefit When Happy with the Way They are Aging

10 Food Safety Tips for Seniors’ (and Family Caregivers’) Health

We worry about the safety of our food and want to do everything we can to store and prepare our food to keep our families safe. Getting sick from the food we eat is never fun and can be dangerous for our senior loved ones. As our seniors age, they become more vulnerable to bacteria and viruses – … Read more10 Food Safety Tips for Seniors’ (and Family Caregivers’) Health

When Your Senior Loved One Needs Eating Assistance

For family caregivers who love aging adults, concerns about how well they are eating often seems to be a high health priority and source for concern. As seniors age, and especially if they suffer from dementia, Parkinson’s disease or have had a stroke, eating skills can be affected. What may be seen as a lack … Read moreWhen Your Senior Loved One Needs Eating Assistance