Geriatric Care Managers in San Diego County can help Make Seniors’ Laundry Rooms Safer

Over at AgeWiseLiving, Barbara Friesner has written a great article on how we can make Seniors’ laundry rooms and routine more “elder friendly”! Making the Laundry Room Elder-Friendly “Friends have told me that the only way to make doing laundry any kind of friendly is to hire someone else to do it!  I suppose that’s true […]

In-home Caregivers near Del Mar Discuss Shadowing and Other Dementia Activities

Some Dementia Advice from In-home Caregivers near Del Mar Dementia causes seniors to adopt many behaviors that are quirky and unusual at best, but dangerous at worst. Family members easily get frustrated and weary facing these behaviors if they approach them from the wrong angle—that is, trying to reason with the senior and convince them […]

Geriatric Care Managers in San Marcos: Great Family Caregiver Coaches

Geriatric Care Managers In San Marcos Can Coach Families to Great Caregiving Being a caregiver for aging parents is a little like becoming a parent for the first time: You become responsible for a large number of different tasks, all critical to the safety and health of the one you are caring for. There is […]

Reducing Slip-and-Fall Accidents with Help from an In-Home Caregiver

This year one in three seniors over the age of 65 will have a fall. More than two million will visit the emergency room after falling, and the possibility of a broken hip or a traumatic brain injury is very real. For those with elderly loved ones, it’s a pretty frightening picture, but the good […]

Caregivers in Rancho Bernardo Should Learn About Lung Cancer Screening

Caregivers In Rancho Bernardo Should Learn About New Guidelines One of the things that Rancho Bernardo caregivers learn is that many elderly people smoked for much of their lives. While they have hopefully kicked the cigarette habit, new guidelines provided by experts advise that seniors who smoked heavily (or still do) should get annual screenings […]

3 Reasons Seniors Need to Drink More Water

Dehydration Poses Serious Problems for the Elderly Water makes up about 50-60% of the human body. It is essential for blood flow, heart function, organ function, brain function, and waste removal. When people fail to drink enough water, they may experience muscle cramps, nausea, vomiting, heart palpitations, and lightheadedness. For elderly people, dehydration poses even […]