When Assisted Living is Right for Your Senior – Choosing the Right Assisted Living Facility

Independent living in their own home is the preference stated by most seniors. Is your senior loved one ready for more care than they can receive in their home? Despite our attempts to keep them at home as long as possible, at some point family caregivers may need to help find a new housing arrangement … Read moreWhen Assisted Living is Right for Your Senior – Choosing the Right Assisted Living Facility

Medicare Open Enrollment Time — Is It Time for a Change?

It is Medicare Open Enrollment time again and seems like a year passed fast, doesn’t it? Every October it is time for family caregivers to assist their senior loved ones eligible for Medicare in determining whether they are getting the best insurance policy to protect their health and pocket book in the coming year. Medicare … Read moreMedicare Open Enrollment Time — Is It Time for a Change?

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

After a Natural Disaster Strikes — What Family Caregivers Can Do

Summer storm and hurricane season is upon us. Now is the time for family caregivers to begin getting their plans in place to help their senior loved ones weather the storm and pick up after a disaster. Natural disasters include events such as hurricanes, tornadoes, floods, or earthquakes that can cause great damage and even … Read moreAfter a Natural Disaster Strikes — What Family Caregivers Can Do

Importance of Respite for Family Caregivers and How To Find It

Family caregivers often spend long hours caring for senior loved ones and their immediate family members but take little time to care for themselves. Telling someone “care for yourself so you can care for others” is so much easier said than done for family caregivers, who struggle to find the time they need to finish … Read moreImportance of Respite for Family Caregivers and How To Find It

Blockchain: Why it Will be Important to Seniors & Family Caregivers

Rushing to the hospital with your grandmother, who has fallen ill while visiting you far from her home, you realize you don’t have her medical records — she has three doctors back home — and don’t know what to tell the ER staff about her chronic conditions. Your father suffers a fatal stroke, leaving behind … Read moreBlockchain: Why it Will be Important to Seniors & Family Caregivers

Medicare Open Enrollment – Why Seniors & Caregivers Should Care

Every year at this time – October 15 through December 7 — is the open enrollment period for Medicare. It is the time when millions of seniors have the opportunity to check out their healthcare coverage to ensure they are getting the most effective insurance for their particular situation. Many wonder why they need to … Read moreMedicare Open Enrollment – Why Seniors & Caregivers Should Care

Spotting and Preventing Elder Abuse — Family Caregiver Quick Tip

Raising awareness about the prevalence of elder abuse is important to help stop it in its tracks. Every year in June, efforts to educate us all about this issue so we can spot it to stop it occur including educational campaigns in the media and events in your local community. Family caregivers are often unaware … Read moreSpotting and Preventing Elder Abuse — Family Caregiver Quick Tip

Protecting Seniors’ Financial Well-Being – Family Caregiver Quick Tip

Caring for our senior loved ones is, in some ways, similar to a multifaceted jewel for family caregivers. There are so many fine details that we must carefully consider and oversee for them to shine and keep them safe as they age. One of the most fragile and treacherous points of care is our seniors’ … Read moreProtecting Seniors’ Financial Well-Being – Family Caregiver Quick Tip