SeniorHomes: A Senior & Family Resource – Senior Care Corner Show

Which long term care facility is best for our senior loved ones? Finding the right one is a dilemma faced by many families and the number is only growing as the boomer generation ages. Yes, there is a lot of information out there on senior living facilities of all types, but pulling it together can … Read moreSeniorHomes: A Senior & Family Resource – Senior Care Corner Show

Tech Home Improvement for Aging in Place on the Senior Care Corner Show

WiFi connection to broadband internet can add a lot to the health, safety and comfort of seniors aging in place, but only if they have it in their homes. That’s a role family members can fill for many seniors. Home Improvement Month is the feature topic in this episode of the Senior Care Corner Show, … Read moreTech Home Improvement for Aging in Place on the Senior Care Corner Show

Aging in Place Tech Talk: MobileHelp on the Senior Care Corner® Podcast

Technology is a big part of the answer to the aging in place wish of many of our senior loved ones — and us, not only as family caregivers but as future seniors ourselves. We’re looking to the tech industry for solutions that allow living in the home of our choice safely, comfortably and in … Read moreAging in Place Tech Talk: MobileHelp on the Senior Care Corner® Podcast

Drug Take Back Day: Safe Disposal of Unneeded and Expired Medications

Flush them, mix them with coffee grounds, just throw them out – – what ARE we supposed to do with medications that are expired or we just don’t need any more? Disposing of old prescription drugs improperly can be, as we have learned of late, hazardous to the environment. Keeping drugs that are no longer … Read moreDrug Take Back Day: Safe Disposal of Unneeded and Expired Medications

Our 50th Senior Care Corner Show! Questions from Family Caregivers

50 episodes of the Senior Care Corner Show . . . and counting! We are pleased to reach this milestone, reflecting almost two years of our biweekly show, and proud that our listenership continues to grow and benefit from our work. We wanted to do something special for our feature segment of this episode, something … Read moreOur 50th Senior Care Corner Show! Questions from Family Caregivers

DNR / Advance Directives in Senior Living Facilities: Lessons from the News

Lifesaving and other medical care policies of senior living facilities should be determined before senior loved ones move into the facilities, as we are reminded by a recent news story that has created much discussion and controversy. News reports suggest that a California woman who laid dying while the staff in her independent living facility … Read moreDNR / Advance Directives in Senior Living Facilities: Lessons from the News

Seniors’ Financial Identity Under Attack – Senior Care Corner Show Discussion

Seniors’ finances ARE under attack from those who want to take their money or make money stealing their identities to impersonate them. Our latest episode of the Senior Care Corner® Show addresses how we can help our seniors protect what they have from ID theft. Of course, everyone’s finances are under attack, but our mission … Read moreSeniors’ Financial Identity Under Attack – Senior Care Corner Show Discussion

Mobile Health: Are We Ready For It? Senior Care Corner Show Discussion

Mobile health is acclaimed by many as what will save the US healthcare system by crushing the cost of providing care – – if anything can, that is. Will we be ready for mobile and it’s impact on the care we receive when it gets here? Even more crucial for us, will our senior loved … Read moreMobile Health: Are We Ready For It? Senior Care Corner Show Discussion

The Library: Not Just for Children or Checking Out Print Books

Has it been a while since you checked out (pun intended) your local public library? Maybe it’s time! The library and library staff are underutilized resources we can use to help our senior loved ones, especially those aging in place, live healthier and more enjoyable lives. We discuss how to make use of these resources … Read moreThe Library: Not Just for Children or Checking Out Print Books