Aging in Place Technology Roundup 2019 — Background for Family Caregivers

We believe technology advances are the most important innovations for our future lives and continue to provide information on tech so family caregivers are in the best position to help senior loved ones utilize that tech for healthier, safer, and happier lives. We have been telling you a lot about what we saw and heard … Read moreAging in Place Technology Roundup 2019 — Background for Family Caregivers

Family Caregiver Technology Survey — Please Help Us Help You

Supporting family caregivers in your efforts to make better the lives of senior loved ones is the mission of Senior Care Corner®. One aspect of our work is keeping you informed regarding technology that can, either directly or indirectly, help make seniors’ lives healthier, safer, more comfortable – – or just plain fun. Through our … Read moreFamily Caregiver Technology Survey — Please Help Us Help You

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

CES 2019 to Showcase Tech Impacts Throughout Everyday Life

It’s two days before CES® 2019 officially opens so things are quiet, right? Not so fast! Media events started today, meaning lines, crowded rooms – – and the beginning of the information flow from the greatest show in tech. More than that, really, as CES 2019 looks more than ever to give us insight into … Read moreCES 2019 to Showcase Tech Impacts Throughout Everyday Life

Eating Well While Growing Older – Family Caregiver Quick Tip

As we age, many older adults tend to change the way they eat. This change may be intentional for many and while for others it is done unknowingly. Many will eat less thinking their bodies don’t need as much food because they aren’t as physically active as they once were. This way of thinking may … Read moreEating Well While Growing Older – Family Caregiver Quick Tip

Robotic Assistants for Dementia Family Caregivers — Here Now!

There have been many technological innovations that help family caregivers as they care for older adults. Do we always love — or even use — them when we get them? Nope! When it comes to older adults, the population is quickly becoming larger than the number of those available to care for them. Many family … Read moreRobotic Assistants for Dementia Family Caregivers — Here Now!

Improving Health Through Participation in Clinical Trials

How many people do you know who have participated in a clinical trial? A clinical trial or research study involves human volunteers (also called participants) and is intended to add to medical knowledge. There are two main types of clinical studies: clinical trials and observational studies. Family caregivers may not realize that clinical trials/studies not … Read moreImproving Health Through Participation in Clinical Trials

Giving Holiday Magic to Seniors in Need, Now & Throughout the Year

The holiday season often leads to thoughts of what we can do to assist others in need, especially when we have what we need for our own senior loved ones. The data from the last census tells us that one in six seniors lives below the federal poverty level. At 16%, the proportion of seniors living … Read moreGiving Holiday Magic to Seniors in Need, Now & Throughout the Year

Cyber Attack Prevention for Personal Medical Devices and Data – Family Caregiver Quick Tip

Protecting our senior’s digital footprint has been a growing concern for many family caregivers. Lately a new menace has emerged which can be life-threatening for seniors (and caregivers) – cyber attacks of medical identity and the very medical devices that, in some instances, keep our seniors alive. We recently discussed cyber security with a former … Read moreCyber Attack Prevention for Personal Medical Devices and Data – Family Caregiver Quick Tip