What’s the Best Pet for a Senior Loved One with Dementia?

Companionship in the form of a four-legged friend can be a real lifeline for people who are aging, especially when dementia is present. Throughout history, animals’ primary function has been utilitarian. They helped plow fields or transport passengers. Today domesticated animals have a strong connection for humans. Pets bring friendship to seniors and their family … Read more

Adaptive Clothing to Make Seniors’ — and Family Caregivers’ — Lives Easier

Family caregivers have many responsibilities caring for their senior loved ones that can quickly drain their time (and energy) each day. They are chauffeurs, schedulers, cooks, house cleaners, dog walkers, comedians, history keepers, pill managers, and grocery shoppers, just to name a few of the hats they wear every day. Keeping senior loved ones fed, … Read more

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 more