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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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Live Well and Keep Symptoms of COPD in Check

As reported by the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, an estimated 12 million adults are diagnosed at this time with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), and it’s estimated that another 12 million may perhaps be living with the disease and not even be aware of it. It’s also worth …

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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 …

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The Dangers of Medication Non-Adherence and How to Prevent Them

Many of us realize that medicines can be life-saving, but many of us have also heard alarming tales about patients who have been given incorrect medication – either as a consequence of an issue with the doctor or pharmacy. What many people don’t think about is that there is a …

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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 …

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Pressure Sore Management Advice from Private In-Home Caregivers

Impacting approximately one out of every ten older adults, and even more widespread in those who smoke, in those with chronic diseases such as diabetes, or whose skin is more fragile, pressure sores (also known as bed sores or pressure injuries) are not just very painful – they can quickly …

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