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

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

Easter Baskets for Seniors Full of Special Treats & Memories

Springtime again! Many trees are sporting flowers and others have leaves busting out. It’s time to gather together our woven baskets and multi-colored plastic straw hay! For many seniors it means the grandkids are coming to search for goodies to celebrate spring on Easter Sunday, whether it’s celebrated as a religious holiday or simply happiness … Read moreEaster Baskets for Seniors Full of Special Treats & Memories

Essential Safety & Warning Devices for Seniors’ Homes

An overwhelming majority of seniors wish to age in place — live in the home of their choice — whether that be in their current home, a smaller living space, with relatives, or in a senior living facility. The same is true for those of us who are not yet seniors. We often hear statistics … Read moreEssential Safety & Warning Devices for Seniors’ Homes

Survey Closer Look — Insights on Tech from Seniors Who Are Caregivers

As we often hear and read, the senior (65+) population is growing rapidly, more so than any other age group. What you may not realize is that the number of senior family caregivers is also rising rapidly. One in five adult caregivers, or more than 8 million in all, are seniors, according to the 2015 … Read moreSurvey Closer Look — Insights on Tech from Seniors Who Are Caregivers

Survey Results — Family Caregivers Provide Technology Insights

The results of our technology survey are complete. That 474 of you who took the time to let us know what you think is truly appreciated! We are going to spend some time digging into your responses in order to figure out just what we can learn and apply to the future of technology reporting … Read moreSurvey Results — Family Caregivers Provide Technology Insights

Aging in Place Technology Roundup 2019 — Background for Family Caregivers

We believe technology advances are the most important innovations for our future lives and continue to provide information on tech so family caregivers are in the best position to help senior loved ones utilize that tech for healthier, safer, and happier lives. We have been telling you a lot about what we saw and heard … Read moreAging in Place Technology Roundup 2019 — Background for Family Caregivers

Family Caregiver Technology Survey — Please Help Us Help You

Supporting family caregivers in your efforts to make better the lives of senior loved ones is the mission of Senior Care Corner®. One aspect of our work is keeping you informed regarding technology that can, either directly or indirectly, help make seniors’ lives healthier, safer, more comfortable – – or just plain fun. Through our … Read moreFamily Caregiver Technology Survey — Please Help Us Help You

CES 2019 Recap – Innovation for Everyday Life and Beyond

There were, as expected, many new and interesting tech developments on display at CES® 2019. Some were interesting albeit not useful a least for home use. A huge appliance taking up otherwise useful space in the home to fold laundry? Really? And who really needs to bake 10 loaves of bread in their kitchen? But … Read moreCES 2019 Recap – Innovation for Everyday Life and Beyond