It’s Caffeine Awareness Month: Is Your Parent Getting Too Much?

Caffeine is a common stimulant found in coffee, tea, and some other foods. It is considered a drug and is the most commonly used drug in the world. Many people start the day with a cup of coffee, and your aging relative may be no exception. In fact, they might have several cups throughout the…

How to Help Your Elderly Parent Through Anger—the Second Stage of Aging

Senior Care in Redwood City CA Elisabeth Kubler-Ross, a Swedish psychiatrist made famous by her research with terminally ill patients, suggested that there are five emotional stages many people progress through: denial, anger, bargaining, depression and acceptance. These stages are now considered part of the aging process as well. Some aging parents will exhibit all…

What is Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI)?

Senior Care in Redwood City CA It is normal for seniors to experience some degree of memory loss and cognitive decline as they age, but in some cases it is more severe.  When a senior’s cognitive decline surpasses the normal level but has not reached a level high enough to qualify as dementia, it is…

What Seniors Need to Know About Dry Mouth

Senior Care in Redwood City CA Dry mouth is a common problem for seniors, but it is not something that they must suffer through.  In fact, dry mouth should be treated as it can lead to other dental health problems.  Here are some facts that seniors should know about dry mouth and what to do…

5 Fun, Senior Friendly Activities to do this Fall

Senior Care in Redwood City CA Summer is giving way to Autumn and with the change in weather also comes a whole new set of things to do.  So call friends, grab the grandkids, and even invite the home care provider along for these 5 fun, senior friendly fall activities. 1.  Apple picking Who doesn’t love…

Menu Title