Transportation for Seniors

Just because your elderly loved one has more years behind them than you do, it doesn’t mean they don’t love their independence!  But there comes a point when it’s no longer possible for them to be driving themselves around, or perhaps it’s no longer safe for them or others. Scarily, car accidents were the 2nd … Read moreTransportation for Seniors

Best Pulse Oximeters – Comparison and Reviews

Best Fingertip Pulse Oximeters

Best Pulse Oximeters – Comparison and Reviews Keeping track of your body’s oxygen levels and your heartbeat is critical for those with respiratory or cardiovascular conditions. Also, athletes often benefit from recording their vitals and oxygen levels, as it can help illuminate areas of weakness. Portable fingertip pulse oximeters are affordable, accessible, and easy to … Read moreBest Pulse Oximeters – Comparison and Reviews

The Best Glucometers for 2019 – Manage your Blood Sugar/Glucose Levels

Glucometers are essential to anyone needing to keep track of their glucose levels. While this often primarily refers to individuals with diabetes, glucometers can also be vital to people practicing the keto diet, pregnant women with gestational diabetes, and pet owners with diabetic animals. Let’s investigate more into how glucose meters work and find the … Read moreThe Best Glucometers for 2019 – Manage your Blood Sugar/Glucose Levels

Family Caregiver Food Safety Tips from Detective Foodsafe™

September is National Food Safety Education Month. We have an expert who will share how to keep family caregivers and your loved ones safe from food poisoning (and everyone who wants to avoid becoming the victim of food borne illness). Detective Foodsafe™ explores the mysteries of food contamination and food handling mishaps that can happen … Read moreFamily Caregiver Food Safety Tips from Detective Foodsafe™

Choosing Urgent Care Or Emergency Room — Tips For Caregivers

Medical emergencies are not uncommon for our senior loved ones who are aging in place. Family caregivers are always at the ready to help their older adults navigate the options for emergency care and get the help they need quickly. Our guest contributor is Traci Blake a senior digital marketing consultant for MultiCare Retail Health … Read moreChoosing Urgent Care Or Emergency Room — Tips For Caregivers

Expanding Senior Care Corner’s Information Offerings with Guest Articles

Senior Care Corner was born nine years ago as a labor of love by Kathy and me to fill what we saw as an information gap for family caregivers of older adults. More than 1,000 articles (well, 1,031, but who’s counting), 74 podcasts, and several videos later, everything you read, hear, and see at Senior … Read moreExpanding Senior Care Corner’s Information Offerings with Guest Articles

Seniors with Hearing Loss are Now a Tech Industry Focus

Did you see that comedy sketch / movie scene / television episode making fun of the senior with hearing loss? It’s really no laughing matter! According to the National Institutes of Health, one in three older adults between 65 and 74 years old have hearing loss and nearly half of those who are 75 or … Read moreSeniors with Hearing Loss are Now a Tech Industry Focus

Could You Be Family Caregiver But Not Realize It?

Are you a family caregiver to a senior friend, neighbor, or loved one? Many of you who are caregivers would answer that question “no,” not realizing you truly are. It’s not a label of which one should be afraid or embarrassed to be given, but a reason to be proud. You are one of the … Read moreCould You Be Family Caregiver But Not Realize It?