End of Life Decisions: Has Your Senior Loved One Made Them? Have You?

What kind of healthcare treatment would you and your senior loved ones want to be given at the end of your life — or would you want any at all? End of life care is something about which most adults in the US have heard and maybe even considered — thanks in part to television … Read moreEnd of Life Decisions: Has Your Senior Loved One Made Them? Have You?

Honoring Veterans With Access to Benefits They Have Earned

We are reminded on Veterans Day to honor those who served us by serving in the United States Armed Forces. We honor those men and women who served with parades, events, monuments, and by simply saying “thank you” when we see them – – and meaning it. There are many other, more personal ways, we … Read moreHonoring Veterans With Access to Benefits They Have Earned

Insights on Service Dogs for Seniors on The Senior Care Corner® Podcast

Dogs are beloved pets to millions of families throughout the US, each day earning their “best friend” title. Growing numbers of those dogs are being given “jobs” in addition to their traditional role. In many seniors’ homes, specially-trained dogs are being asked to perform a variety of tasks including such things as fetching needed items … Read moreInsights on Service Dogs for Seniors on The Senior Care Corner® Podcast

Tech for Senior Independence — Conversation with MobileHelp® on Senior Care Corner® Podcast

We have been advocates for technology solutions that support the ability of seniors to successfully age in place since we started Senior Care Corner®. That includes technology that enables family caregivers to provide the level of care they want while still having time to meet their own needs. We are not advocating technology for the … Read moreTech for Senior Independence — Conversation with MobileHelp® on Senior Care Corner® Podcast

Medication Management Conversation with Simple MedsSM on the Senior Care Corner® Podcast

Medications taken incorrectly can reduce their effectiveness or, worse, can be dangerous and even deadly. More than half of seniors take their medications incorrectly, at least from time to time if not every day, according to estimates we’ve heard. That’s understandable, since half are taking at least two prescription drugs in addition to a variety … Read moreMedication Management Conversation with Simple MedsSM on the Senior Care Corner® Podcast

House Sharing – Social and Financial Solution for Many Seniors on the Senior Care Corner® Podcast

Older adults who may be living alone as a result of being newly single when the kids leave the nest or losing a partner or those who never married or are recently divorced have realized that aging in place can be lonely without someone else around. Solo aging can also be expensive for those accustomed … Read moreHouse Sharing – Social and Financial Solution for Many Seniors on the Senior Care Corner® Podcast

Elder Orphans — Raising Family Caregiver Awareness on the Senior Care Corner® Podcast

Millions of older adults receive care and support from loved ones. For many, it’s those family caregivers who enable them to age in place successfully. But more than 20% of current seniors — and even higher percentages of future seniors — don’t have spouses, partners, or children to care for or about them. In addition, … Read moreElder Orphans — Raising Family Caregiver Awareness on the Senior Care Corner® Podcast

Transforming Family Caregiving — Conversation with Seniorlink on the Senior Care Corner® Podcast

Family caregiving, as we have long discussed, is often a thankless, solitary labor of love for those providing care for senior loved ones. The tremendous contributions of family caregivers have likewise failed to get their deserved recognition from the healthcare system or government agencies and officials. None of that ruffles family caregivers, of course, as … Read moreTransforming Family Caregiving — Conversation with Seniorlink on the Senior Care Corner® Podcast

Conversation with Health Tech Innovator MOCACARE on the Senior Care Corner® Show

Technology with the potential to help our seniors live healthy, safe, and comfortable lives is something for which Senior Care Corner® is always on the lookout to keep family caregivers informed. MOCAheart really caught our eye at CES® because that definition fits it well. Many seniors — and family caregivers — can benefit from the ability to … Read moreConversation with Health Tech Innovator MOCACARE on the Senior Care Corner® Show