How To Deal With Family Estrangement

How To Deal With Family Estrangement

Family can often be a sensitive and delicate issue, and feeling ignored by your adult children can take a toll on both your physical and mental health. Similarly, adult children whose older and elderly parents don’t communicate with them can feel a sense of loss and abandonment.  As a parent, it can be difficult to … Read more

Best Fidget Blankets for Seniors with Dementia & Alzheimer’s

Fidget blanket for seniors with dementia and alzhiemers

Best Fidget Blankets for Seniors with Dementia & Alzheimer’s If you care for a senior with dementia it might be hard to believe, especially after a bad day, there may be something — an object, music or activity — that will provide a calming response for seniors who are in distress due to dementia. Sensory … Read more

Best Pulse Oximeters – Comparison and Reviews

Best Fingertip Pulse Oximeters

Best Pulse Oximeters – Comparison and Reviews Keeping track of your body’s oxygen levels and your heartbeat is critical for those with respiratory or cardiovascular conditions. Also, athletes often benefit from recording their vitals and oxygen levels, as it can help illuminate areas of weakness. Portable fingertip pulse oximeters are affordable, accessible, and easy to … Read more

The Best Glucometers for 2020 – Manage your Blood Sugar/Glucose Levels

Glucometers are essential to anyone needing to keep track of their glucose levels. While this often primarily refers to individuals with diabetes, glucometers can also be vital to people practicing the keto diet, pregnant women with gestational diabetes, and pet owners with diabetic animals. Let’s investigate more into how glucose meters work and find the … Read more

Healthy Hearing Can Help Keep Your Brain Fit

It is Better Hearing and Speech month, so we invited Annette Mazevski, Au.D., Ph.D., to author an article for Senior Care Corner®.  Annette is the Manager of Technology Assessment at Oticon, a hearing aid manufacturer. She has more than 15 years of experience as an audiologist and researcher, during which she has guided hearing aid wearers … Read more

Encouraging Words of Comfort for Family Caregivers of Loved Ones with Dementia (Includes Dementia Poem)

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 more

Home Safe Home with Dementia – Family Caregiver Quick Tip

Family caregivers who care for loved ones with dementia have to consider how they will handle a progressive disease, one which will eventually rob them of the senior they love. They face what seem like daily changes, which all too quickly become challenges. For family members who are dealing with dementia, that’s just one piece of the puzzle. … Read more