The BEST Device for Seniors to Access the Web & Social Media is…

There are many benefits for seniors in accessing social media and the web, but which device is the best one for that purpose out of the many options that are available (a number that is growing all the time)?  That question is one we hear frequently from both elder readers and their family members.  We … Read moreThe BEST Device for Seniors to Access the Web & Social Media is…

Starring Soon on the Senior Care Corner Podcast — YOU!!

As many of you have discovered, we launched the Senior Care Corner Podcast a few months ago, with new episodes out biweekly.  If you haven’t heard one yet, you can check them out on Senior Care Corner or on iTunes. Kathy and I see the podcast as great way to share some items that are … Read moreStarring Soon on the Senior Care Corner Podcast — YOU!!

Challenges for Family Caregivers Feeding Seniors with Alzheimer’s

Alzheimer’s disease presents many challenges to family members and other caregivers of seniors.  Key among those is making sure our senior loved ones continue to get the nutrition they need through the food they eat. The feature segment in this episode of the Senior Care Corner Podcast addresses those challenges are offers suggestions to help … Read moreChallenges for Family Caregivers Feeding Seniors with Alzheimer’s

Key Financial Issues for Seniors and Their Family Caregivers

Seniors — and the loved ones who care for and about them — face many financial issues once retired and as they age, though much less is written and said about those issues than saving for retirement. Many family members find themselves needing or asked to get involved, which can be difficult when it turns … Read moreKey Financial Issues for Seniors and Their Family Caregivers

Planning Seniors’ Transition from Home to a Senior Living Facility

While most American seniors and future seniors want to live out their lives in their own home (often referred to as “aging in place”), the simple truth is that many will have a need for a greater level of care, such as may be found at an assisted living facility or nursing home. Many families … Read morePlanning Seniors’ Transition from Home to a Senior Living Facility

Keeping Seniors Cool for Less When Aging in Place

Seniors, particularly the most elderly, are especially susceptible to heat-related illness and death, so the beginning of what is expected to be another long, hot summer means it’s time to plan ahead and assure your senior loved ones keep their cool.  While the CDC suggests an air conditioned environment as a preventive measure, the electricity … Read moreKeeping Seniors Cool for Less When Aging in Place

Home Technology for Senior Care with Greater Independence

In this episode we discuss technology that can help improve the lives of seniors in their homes and the peace of mind of seniors’ families.  We highlight some companies targeting the needs of seniors and point out where the consumer electronics industry misses opportunities with the senior marketplace. Home technology is already making a positive … Read moreHome Technology for Senior Care with Greater Independence

Home Seniorization for Seniors Aging in Place – Senior Care Corner Show

Many seniors – and, according to surveys, most of us as future seniors – prefer to age in place in their homes of choice as long as possible. That makes sense, since we want to be happy and comfortable. How many people, though, chose their current homes with that in mind? As we age, our … Read moreHome Seniorization for Seniors Aging in Place – Senior Care Corner Show

Aging in Place Introduction for Family Caregivers

Buzzwords and lingo are common with the senior/aging “industry”, with many having meaning only to industry organizations or service providers. Aging in Place is a buzz word (yes, it’s really a phrase but typically said almost as a single word) that has real meaning to both family caregivers and their senior loved ones. This episode … Read moreAging in Place Introduction for Family Caregivers