Four Key Senior Care Questions Answered

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Four Key Senior Care Questions Answered

It’s becoming apparent that it isn’t safe for Dad to remain at home alone, and so naturally, you know just where to turn for answers, right? No? Rest assured – there are many, many others in your situation. Millions of Americans are encountering the same concern, and most people don’t know a lot about home… Read more »

How to Help Your Aging Parents in the Sacramento, CA Area Remain at Home

In the course of growing older, many seniors start to experience difficulties with day-to-day activities, like bathing, dressing, planning and preparing meals, and driving safely, which can lead to the fear that the end result will be a loss of independence, and perhaps even the loss of living at home as well. However, there is… Read more »

Home Care for Veterans: What You Need to Know

Very often, families assume that as long as their loved one is covered by Medicare, covering the cost for care at home isn’t an issue to which they need to give consideration. Regrettably, this is a common misconception. As we shared in a previous blog post, most people use private funds in paying for care… Read more »

How to Maximize Your Personal Funds While Paying for Home Care

More than likely, the time will come when your aging parents will probably need a little extra help in order to continue to be safe and independent, and if they are similar to the significant majority of older adults, they prefer to age in place at home. The first concern that normally arises is how… Read more »

Cognitive Decline Linked To Senior Malnourishment: What You Can Do About It

In our last blog post, we outlined some age-related issues that can keep older adults from eating well, but what about when poor eating behaviors contribute to cognitive impairment? Malnourishment in older individuals is more common than you may think. As stated by the National Resource on Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Aging, as many as… Read more »

Overcome Senior Dietary Challenges with Simple Solutions for Better Health

Many of us cannot wait to sit down and eat a delicious meal – the enjoyable fragrances, the tastes, the satisfying sensation of a full stomach. For numerous older adults, however, a wide variety of health difficulties can restrict their enjoyment of foods or even their means to shop for nutritious foods, frequently causing malnutrition…. Read more »

Care Tips for How to Live Life to the Fullest with ALS

As a neurodegenerative disease, ALS (also known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease) can bring about a multitude of physical concerns that can lead to clinical depression. For those providing in-home care for ALS patients, it can be easy to become overwhelmed and be unsure how to best help the person live life to the fullest and… Read more »

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 »

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