Early Detection Helps Chronic Conditions in the Elderly

While people of all ages can contract chronic illnesses, there is a greater than average risk for elderly adults. Chronic illnesses and diseases are long-term conditions that usually don’t have a cure. Many can be well-managed with medicine and effort, while others lead to less independence due to decreasing abilities. One of the best ways…

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…

Merrill Gardens at Willow Glen

Home Care in San Jose CA Set in San Jose’s Willow Glen neighborhood, Merrill Gardens at Willow Glen offers easy senior living in a modern building with large apartments. Enjoy the small-town feel and being within walking distance of outdoor cafés, coffee shops, boutiques and bookstores. We are an inviting residence surrounded by conveniences and…

Try a New Food: Eggplant

Home Care in San Jose CA Despite their beautiful deep purple coloring, eggplants are a vegetable that many people tend to shy away from.  Since elderly adults (and all people, really) are encouraged to “eat the rainbow,” learning how to prepare and eat the lovely purple eggplant is a great idea.  Though bitter, eggplant can…

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