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

Defeating Falls Before They Defeat Our Seniors – Family Caregiver Quick Tip

Little is scarier to a family caregiver of a senior loved one than to watch them fall and feeling helpless. Rushing to their side and hoping they are not injured is all we can do in the moment. The numbers of seniors who fall every day is quite astounding. Actually, 1 in 4 people over … Read moreDefeating Falls Before They Defeat Our Seniors – Family Caregiver Quick Tip

Lifestyle Medicine for Prevention and Wellness – Family Caregiver Quick Tip

Lifestyle medicine — are you familiar with it? Is this something new? Is it something helpful for older adults and therefore should family caregivers encourage this intervention? According to the American College of Lifestyle Medicine, “Lifestyle medicine is an evidence-based approach to preventing, treating and even reversing diseases by replacing unhealthy behaviors with positive ones … Read moreLifestyle Medicine for Prevention and Wellness – Family Caregiver Quick Tip

Caregiver Stress Relievers – Reminders for Your Well-Being

Being a family caregiver is certainly fulfilling and a way to give back to the senior who gave you so much during your lifetime. However, it can be a source of stress for caregivers who are already stretched thin between their career and their family life. Some researchers categorize caregiver stress as chronic stress experience … Read moreCaregiver Stress Relievers – Reminders for Your Well-Being

Celebrating Mothers With Gratitude and Love

Mother’s Day is a special day of celebration, recognition, and remembrance for the women who shaped our generations and us as individuals. Family caregivers show Mom how important she is to them every day, with Mother’s Day still being a special time to thank her for all she has done. We celebrate the women who … Read moreCelebrating Mothers With Gratitude and Love

Boosting Memory for Seniors & Caregivers – Family Caregiver Quick Tip

We have all walked up to someone familiar and been unable to remember their name. We have walked into the other room for something and could not recall what it was we wanted once we got there. Who hasn’t misplaced their car keys and taken so long to find them, we were late for an … Read moreBoosting Memory for Seniors & Caregivers – Family Caregiver Quick Tip

Senior Home Safety Issues — What Family Caregivers Can Do

Falls are always a concern for family caregivers of seniors, with good reason. There are 29 million falls each year and they are the leading cause of injury-related death in older adults. More than 7 million older adults require medical treatment or restricted activity following a fall. Falls are a primary cause for lack of … Read moreSenior Home Safety Issues — What Family Caregivers Can Do

Telehealth – One Way (of Many) Senior Loved Ones’ Health Can Benefit from Technology

Family caregivers are quickly learning how valuable technology can be in their everyday lives as they are caring for their senior loved ones and their own families. They are asking Alexa or Google Assistant to lend them a hand by turning on soothing music, switching on the lights in a dark room, or even ordering … Read moreTelehealth – One Way (of Many) Senior Loved Ones’ Health Can Benefit from Technology

Healthy Aging Action Plan in the New Year for Seniors and Their Family Caregivers

No matter our age, we want to be healthy now and stay healthy in the future. As family caregivers of aging parents, grandparents, and other family members, we can help facilitate a healthy lifestyle to improve our senior loved ones’ health, especially when they are faced with chronic diseases. When they are present, high blood … Read moreHealthy Aging Action Plan in the New Year for Seniors and Their Family Caregivers