Professional Home Care Services Provide Peace of Mind for Elder Care in Sacramento

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Professional Home Care Services Provide Peace of Mind for Elder Care in Sacramento

When a senior family member needs in-home care services, there are a number of possible choices, and identifying where to turn can be daunting. For example, should you employ a professional home care services agency, a privately hired caregiver, or choose a caregiving registry? And how can you determine which home care solution is most… Read more »

Top Tips for Promoting Senior Independence Right at Home in Sacramento

As you go through the varied periods of your life, your levels of independence can take on different meanings. They can be significant stages, such as leaving your parents’ home or getting married, or smaller stages, such as accomplishing tasks you didn’t think you could do. Then later, as you age, independence takes on still… Read more »

Why Creating Unique Care Plans for Every Senior Is Better Than the Cookie Cutter Approach

The greatest thing about humankind is that every one of us is completely unique, and that does not change merely because of growing older. As we grow older, we remain the unique and multifaceted individuals that we have been our whole lives. Assuming that all seniors will act the same and need the same things… Read more »

There’s No Place Like Home – In-Home Care As An Alternative Choice

“I don’t want to have to move out of my home.” If you are the adult child of a senior parent, you’ve probably listened to your loved one exclaim these words or a similar statement indicating his or her intention to continue to grow older in place at home versus moving out of a house… Read more »

Checking Senior Wellness: Use the Holidays to Ensure Mom’s Doing Okay

It’s the holiday season once again, which means it is also the perfect time for a “holiday reality check.” If it’s been awhile since you’ve spent time with your senior loved ones, now is a great time to examine how your senior loved ones are doing. With frenzied agendas or long distances separating families for… Read more »

Home Safety Tips for Seniors for the Holidays

The holidays present a great chance for you to visit with senior loved ones that you may not have been able to spend a lot of quality time with for a while. It can also be a perfect time to be sure that your senior loved one’s holiday is safe on top of being festive…. Read more »

Breathe Easier with These COPD Care Tips from Live Well at Home

If you find yourself providing COPD care for a senior family member, you probably know that outdoor air pollution can intensify symptoms. However, did you know that lower air quality in the home can also be problematic? Cleansing the air in the home can help everyone breathe better and be more comfortable.

Top Tips for Managing Medication for Older Adults

There are an astounding 10,000+ prescription drugs obtainable in America, and close to one-third of all adults take five or more of these medications each day. If you happen to be a care provider for an aging loved one, the difficulty of handling the prescriptions, interactions and dosages can be challenging. In fact, research shows… Read more »

Navigating the Alternate Realities Created by Alzheimer’s Disease

Alzheimer’s disease alters a senior’s mind so that recollections surrounding more recent incidents are lost or mixed up while those from the more distant past often remain intact. This can possibly cause the past to make more sense to an older adult with Alzheimer’s disease than the present. The senior’s alternate reality can be his… Read more »

The Hardest Goodbye: A Granddaughter’s Story

I was 15 years old when I found out my grandmother was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease. I had heard of it. I knew about it from friends who had grandparents who suffered through it (and I’d seen The Notebook a million times), but nothing can ever prepare you for what comes after the diagnosis. I… Read more »

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