Senior Independence

Be Aware of How to Help, Not Hurt, a Senior’s Self-Esteem and Independence

“Wait, let me help you with that!” “Don’t over-exert yourself!” “You just sit down and rest; I’ll take care of that.” How many times have we made remarks along the lines of these to older adults, with only the best of intentions in mind? We want to do whatever possible …

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Increase Quality of Life with Customized Activities for Older Adults

Is your older loved one taking part in activities on a day-to-day basis, or is she stuck in a rut that predominantly includes watching TV, eating, and sleeping? Particularly during this time of quarantining and social distancing, it can be tricky to maintain an active and engaged way of living …

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How Geriatric Care Managers Help Families Navigate Care for a Loved One

We all desire the best for our loved ones – that goes without saying. Yet sometimes when families are involved with an older loved one’s care, feelings about what is best may clash. This can lead family members to work against each other as opposed to working together. This is …

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What’s the Solution When Seniors Want to Age at Home?

Ask the majority of elderly people if they plan to age at home as they grow older, even if they are struggling with the challenges of aging, and the response is typically a resounding “yes!” Facing a move from their home, a place with so many memories, can be intimidating, …

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4 Myths About Senior Incontinence Debunked

Senior incontinence is often an upsetting topic for those who encounter it. The stigma behind the problem commonly contributes to people having either a lack of facts or believing in some common misunderstandings about incontinence. The following are just a few incontinence myths and the facts to be aware of …

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For an Alternative Independent Living Experience, Look to Home Care

When frailty or chronic ailments cause questions to arise about a senior’s ability to remain safely at home, professional home care agencies, like Live Well at Home, present a practical solution.  Home care services enable older adults to experience safety and security, while preserving the comfort and familiarity of home …

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Considering a Nursing Home? It’s Time to Think Outside the Box

Although nursing homes and assisted living facilities can be a wonderful care option for seniors, until fairly recently, it seemed as though there were no alternate options for aging adults with care needs. Many people remain unaware of alternate care solutions for a senior parent when considering a nursing home. …

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Home Care Rocklin: Promoting Senior Independence Through Compassionate In-Home Care

Is your older loved one resisting the fact that he or she is in need of some additional help at home? Senior independence is a top priority, and one of the greatest concerns older adult have as they age is the loss of independence and the ability to reside at …

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When Home Care Services are Needed: Tips for the Transition to Sacramento Senior Care

Accepting the truth that a senior loved one needs assistance at home can be challenging. Even more challenging is speaking with the senior about the need for home care services and getting him or her to acknowledge that assistance is warranted. If you have noticed changes in your loved one …

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Respite Care Stockton: Navigating Sibling Relationships when Caring for Aging Parents

As kids, we learned to share toys and games as well as our parents’ attention, and we tend to carry these feelings with us well into the adult years. As wonderful as it is to have brothers and sisters, there are times it can produce elevated stress levels, such as …

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