Encouraging Independence in your Aging Parent

Your aging parent may have lost some of their cognitive abilities. They may be using a mobility device such as a walker or they may have developed incontinence issues. Whatever the reason, you find them staying home more and sitting in their recliner for most of the day. You’re concerned about their physical welfare as…

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…

Memory Activities to Help You and Your Parent with Alzheimer’s Bond

Elder Care in Redwood City CA As your loved one’s Alzheimer’s disease progresses, they will have an increasingly difficult time remembering fond childhood memories, important dates and faces, and other responsibilities, including paying their bills. In fact, they will eventually need around-the-clock supervision from a professional elder care provider, especially if they begin to wander.…

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