Understanding the Stages of ALS

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Understanding the Stages of ALS

Being given a diagnosis of ALS (also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease) can raise a lot of questions and concerns, for both the person diagnosed and his or her loved ones. What’s the cause of ALS? What are the signs or symptoms of ALS at this time, and how will they change in the years… Read more »

How to Avoid Rehospitalization After Heart Surgery | Sacramento Elder Care Tips

After recovering from heart surgery, an intricate web of care needs occurs, from dietary changes to incision care, pain management, swelling reduction, and more. The last thing an older adult wants after returning home from such a difficult event is to face the need for rehospitalization.

Roseville CA Respite Care: Making a Safe Transition from Hospital to Home for Seniors

What a relief it is when the medical personnel informs you that your elderly loved one is ready to be released from the hospital to return home following surgery. But as they hand you that packet of discharge paperwork and directions, some anxiety may begin to creep in. Will your loved one be able to… Read more »

What You Should Know Before Buying Home Care Equipment

Could your senior loved one benefit from more safety in the shower or tub? Does your loved one need a walker or rollator to get around? If so, it’s very likely that you’ll soon be looking to purchase in-home adaptive products. It’s also possible that you’re asking yourself how to cover the cost for these… Read more »

The Insider Guide to the Best Home Care Equipment for Your Senior Loved One

In the course of growing older, adaptive home care equipment can make day-to-day life around the home easier and safer. There’s a plethora of adaptive tools for home care available today that can make seniors’ lives less risky and more comfortable. At Live Well at Home, we want to provide you with some insider guidelines… Read more »

Make It Stop! Arthritis Care Experts Share New Strategies for Reducing Pain

Have you dealt with discomfort or tightness in your joints as a result of periods of inactivity or excessive use? Perhaps you are affected by osteoarthritis (OA), the most typical type of arthritis. So, what’s happening inside your body? The breakdown of cartilage results in friction of the bones, contributing to stiffness, pain and loss… Read more »

Five Ways to Relieve Arthritis Pain (Without the Pills!)

Osteoarthritis (OA) affects nearly 27 million Americans, making it the most wide-spread type of arthritis. Arthritis pain is a primary reason behind work disability and decreased quality of life and health. Yet, managing osteoarthritis doesn’t mean only popping pills to reduce the pain. There are various alternative techniques to control osteoarthritis pain. Here are five… Read more »

Senior Independent Living Made Possible with In-Home Care in Sacramento

In our previous blog post, we shared the benefits of choosing a professional home care agency to provide the highest quality and safest level of in-home care in the Sacramento area. But we frequently receive questions on precisely what type of services are available to assist with senior independent living, while helping older individuals remain… Read more »

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 »

Eating Well Is Key to Managing Kidney Disease

As they say, you are what you eat, and for people with kidney disease, it is even more important that a proper nutritional plan be adhered to in order to minimize symptoms, such as nausea, pain, swelling and more. A kidney-healthy diet may even slow down the progression of the disease. Live Well at Home… Read more »

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