Best Fidget Blankets for Seniors with Dementia & Alzheimer’s

Sensory stimulation for those who are struggling with dementia can provide soothing for those who are agitated. It can calm them. Engaging in an activity throughout the day has also been shown to help your senior sleep better. If you care for a senior with dementia it might be hard to believe, especially after a … Read moreBest Fidget Blankets for Seniors with Dementia & Alzheimer’s

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 moreBest Pulse Oximeters – Comparison and Reviews

The Best Glucometers for 2019 – 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 moreThe Best Glucometers for 2019 – Manage your Blood Sugar/Glucose Levels

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 moreHealthy Hearing Can Help Keep Your Brain Fit

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

Brrrrr, It’s Cold Out – Let’s Help Keep Our Seniors Warm in Their Homes

Many of us look forward to winter and the cold, especially after a long hot summer, but too much cold can be harmful to our senior loved ones — and in some cases even deadly. Being cold outside is one thing, but we need to keep it outside, particularly for senior loved ones who are … Read moreBrrrrr, It’s Cold Out – Let’s Help Keep Our Seniors Warm in Their Homes

7 Healthy Aging Month Tips for Seniors & Caregivers – Family Caregiver Tip

Each year for over twenty years, we have celebrated Healthy Aging Month. It is a great time to share the latest insights from the experts about how to live a healthy life as we age. Healthy aging encompasses many aspects of our lives, whether we are family caregivers or senior adults. The puzzle of healthy … Read more7 Healthy Aging Month Tips for Seniors & Caregivers – Family Caregiver Tip

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 moreHome Safe Home with Dementia – Family Caregiver Quick Tip

Overcoming the Winter Blues That Can Strike Seniors and Caregivers

As the winter months progress and the sun doesn’t shine as much, many seniors can fall victim to the winter blues. Yes, it can happen to family caregivers as well. It can be driven in part by a lack of sunlight and fueled by those times during the recently-ended holidays spent thinking of loved ones no longer here … Read moreOvercoming the Winter Blues That Can Strike Seniors and Caregivers