Boredom Busters for People with Limited Mobility

When senior citizens lose their ability to move about as freely as they once did, life can get pretty boring. Boredom can be associated with depression, which is a serious and all too common issue among senior citizens. Depression in the elderly can lead to heart disease and reduce the ability to recover from other…

Decorating with Grandchildren makes Easter “Eggs-tra” Special

As we hop into the month of April, Easter is quickly approaching.  For Seniors, spending time with grandchildren is the perfect opportunity to brighten their day and encourage social interaction with family and friends.  Decorating Easter eggs is a playful tradition that welcomes Spring, celebrates family time and allows everyone space to create their egg…

How Many Stages Are There in Parkinson’s Disease?

April is National Parkinson’s Disease Awareness Month. This is the ideal opportunity for you to learn about this condition so that you can design a care approach that will help them to manage this condition effectively while also living a lifestyle that is meaningful and fulfilling. One thing that is important to understand is that…

Depression and Caregiving

Primary family caregivers take on a tremendous responsibility. In the course of their caring they will experience moments of tremendous joy and beauty and other days that leave sorrow in their wake. It is easy to get caught up in the process of caregiving, but it’s important that caregivers remember to take care of themselves…

Tips for Caring for a Senior with Pneumonia

Elderly adults have immune systems that tend to not be as effective as those of younger people. This means that they are more prone to developing illnesses and infections, and that they have a more difficult time recovering from these if they arise. It also means that if they do develop an illness or infection,…

3 Types of Sores Common for Seniors and Some Ways to Prevent Them

As people age, their bodies change.  For seniors, there are skin issues that can appear which in many cases, can be prevented.  Here are three fairly common examples that caregivers may want to be watching for in order to get help in a timely manner and thereby prevent a worse injury: Bed sores or pressure…

How to Find the Ideal Home Care Options for Mom

If you’re looking for the right things for your mother right now, maybe she’s in her 70s or 80s and is struggling with her own basic care, it may not be as easy as you would think. A lot of family members feel it’s their responsibility to take care of their aging parents and other…

Help Reduce the Risk of Stroke in an Aging Parent

Elderly Care in Saratoga CA A stroke is damage to the brain due to a blocked or burst artery. It can ultimately lead to brain damage. Depending on what part of the brain is affected and how severe will determine the outcome. Many lead to loss of movement, speech and memory. Though prevalent among seniors,…

Risks of Falling in the Elderly

Senior Care in Los Gatos CA It is no wonder that falling is one of the top concerns for seniors who live alone. The consequences such as broken bones and fractures can be severe and debilitating. There are, however, steps you and your loved one can take to limit the risks involved with falling. Risks…

7 Ways Older Adults can Manage Their Atrial Fibrillation Through Food

Caregiver in San Jose CA Atrial fibrillation is a heart condition that could become extremely dangerous and possibly fatal if the elder does not properly manage their condition. Along with medication and a plan from the elder’s doctor, atrial fibrillation can also be managed through the foods they eat. With the help of their caregivers…

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