Caregivers of seniors are often responsible for providing their loved one with foods that are nourishing, healthy and satisfying. Sometimes that means keeping them away from foods that are not healthy for them. Recently there have been an increased number of Americans who have been diagnosed with Celiac Disease, numbering approximately 2 million affected people … Read moreSeniors Going Gluten Free
“All that I am or hope to be I owe to my angel mother. I remember my mother’s prayers and they have always followed me. They have clung to me all my life.” – Abraham Lincoln We all have moms, or had, that we love and respect. Some of us have moms that … Read moreA Tribute to Mom!
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
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
Is your senior planning a spring trip or summer vacation? Are they going alone, with a group of friends, with a church group, with family members or with YOU? No matter who they go with on a trip, as they age there may be pitfalls for everyone to be prepared to overcome. What you need … Read moreVacationing with Senior Loved Ones
Whether they stay in your home or relocate to another home, more of our parents want to stay out of facilities and in the home of their choosing. The homes in which aging adults have raised their families, and even most homes built more recently, probably weren’t designed with seniors’ needs in mind. A remodel … Read moreHome Design Trends for Aging in Place
We recently had an opportunity to see a demonstration of the Sonamba Wellbeing Monitor , which is designed for use by seniors living independently and their families/caregivers. While we are holding out hope for whole-house technology solutions for the well-being of seniors choosing to age in place and their family members / caregivers, the Sonamba … Read moreTechnology Review: Sonamba Wellbeing Monitor for Seniors
Man’s best friend is more than a cliché. How many of us have pets that are part of the family? Seniors have a lot of love for pets whether they are their own or animals belonging to others. Research proves that interaction with animals can improve the health and well being of seniors. Pets don’t … Read morePets Improve Health of Seniors