Pets Can be Great for Seniors if Chosen Carefully A few years ago, not many people had heard the phrase “therapy dog,” but today animals are used in many different contexts for emotional support. Of course, we have always known that pets bring a lot of happiness, comfort, and fun into the home, but recently […]
A Geriatric Case Manger near Scripps Ranch Can Help With the Unique Needs of Male Caregivers If you try to picture the typical family caregiver of a senior, you are likely to think of a female: a daughter, daughter-in-law, sister, or granddaughter, for example. But the fact is that many caregivers are men, and they […]
Geriatric Care Managers in Valley Center Have a Measurable Impact on Seniors’ Well-Being Some scientists at Johns Hopkins University recently conducted a detailed study to find out just how beneficial it is to employ the services of geriatric care managers. In Valley Center and throughout the country, care management is becoming a more prominent solution […]
Oh, no! It’s the last week in October and I haven’t put up posts commemorating Breast Cancer Awareness and Long Term Care Planning! I meant to…. I kept planning to make time to write, but things kept coming up. You know how it is. I did a lot of research. I sat to write and […]
While it’s true that worrying about aging, Alzheimer’s, or dementia won’t help in any way, that doesn’t mean that we shouldn’t think about those things. Sometimes ignorance only seems like bliss. There’s no cure for Alzheimer’s, but that doesn’t mean there’s no treatment. November 17th is National Memory Screening Day.
If national grocery store chains and discount stores made more money from products that improve senior life, would we plan more (and better)? If you walked into your store of choice and down an aisle set up for “You (or Your Parents) Are Getting Older” season, would you check to see what was on sale? Would you start noticing what’s available and what you might need?