What Might Hearing Loss Look Like in Your Senior?

Hearing loss is something that can happen so gradually in many people that it’s difficult to spot at first. It’s even more difficult if your elderly family member hasn’t noticed that it’s her hearing that is the issue. Here are a few things to look for. Volume Levels Are Higher than Usual. This often happens…

Hospitals Have to List Prices in 2019 – What Can That Mean For Your Mom?

The cost of care is usually on top of any senior citizen’s mind. Prescription costs, medical bills, and hospitalization are all stressful. A new law will change things. Starting in 2019, hospitals have to list prices on their websites. By saving money on medical costs, seniors will have more money to use on other aspects…

Five Reasons Why Your Parents Should Consider a Pescatarian Diet in 2019

Your parents know they need to improve their diet. They don’t want to pick a fad diet. They want something they can incorporate easily into their daily lives. A pescatarian diet is a diet that sticks to fish and seafood for protein instead of meats like poultry, beef, or pork. Diets are also rich in…

Choosing the Ideal Bath Products for Protecting Your Senior’s Skin Health

Elderly adults tend to experience more problems with their skin than younger people. As your senior ages, they are likely to have drier skin, skin that is thinner and more vulnerable, skin that feels tight and uncomfortable, and skin that is more likely to be damaged, making your parent vulnerable to infection and other issues.…

Why You Should Consider Home Care Services

Every caregiver should definitely consider elder care services, but the reasons that it might be the right choice in your situation could be different from those of another caregiver. Here are just a few of the reasons you should consider home care. Family and Friends May not Be Able to Help. As much as you…

Exploring Holiday Respite Care

Elderly Care in Palo Alto CA: Due to illness, injury, disease, and other age-related conditions, many elderly Americans struggle to live independently in their own homes.

How Can Senior Care Help With the Seven Stages of Alzheimer’s?

Families who are dealing with Alzheimer’s know there are seven stages. With each stage, you’ll find senior care can be an incredible help. Here are the ways caregivers help out as Alzheimer’s progresses. The Early Stages. In stage one and two, it’s unlikely you notice much difference in your parent’s mood or abilities. It’s likely…

Do You Know Your Parents’ Wishes When It Comes to Long-Term Care?

People dream of buying a house and staying in that house for a lifetime. It’s likely your parents feel the same way. They might downsize after the kids move out and start their own lives, but there’s always that home where retirement plans are imagined. If something happens, can your parents stay in the home…

Tips for Helping Your Senior Cope with “Chemo-brain”

There are many side effects elderly adults who are living with cancer can experience as a result of the disease itself or the treatments they undergo in order to fight it. As a family caregiver, recognizing these side effects, and understanding how they are impacting your senior, can help you to best devise an approach…

Is Food Safety an Issue at Thanksgiving?

When many people think of food safety and foodborne infection, the first thing that comes to mind is summer time traveling, picnics, and cookouts. Warm weather and the frequency of eating foods such as mayonnaise-based salads and meats make this time particularly dangerous for food safety. As a family caregiver, however, it is critical to…

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