In-Home Care for Seniors Helps Reduce Risk Of Dangerous Conditions

It’s summertime, and the living is easy. That is, except in warm climates where dehydration is a real concern. As we age, declining kidney function and our inability to recognize thirst both contribute to increased risk of dehydration. Not only that, but those who have a difficult time getting around are a lot less likely […]

How Can I Prepare My Elderly Parents For Earthquakes?

It happened today!  We had a 7.2 magnitude earthquake less than 200 miles away, in Northern Baja, just across the border in Mexico.  We felt it here, and HOW!  The earth rolled and rolled for what seemed like a long time, but was actually about 30 seconds.  Fortunately no one in our service area was […]

In-Home Caregivers near Del Mar: New Alzheimer’s Test Available to Doctors

The march toward more successful tactics against Alzheimer’s disease has been a very slow one. Those who have loved ones afflicted, as well as in-home caregivers near Del Mar and throughout the country, keep their eyes on the news, hoping for an important breakthrough in research. But most of the steps toward fighting the disease […]

How to Choose the Right Pet for Your Elderly Loved One

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 […]

Four Things Seniors Need to Know About Scleroderma

Photo by Sami Keinänen -(cc) What is Scleroderma? Scleroderma is a hardening of the skin and tissue that may range from mild, localized cases to systemic cases that affect major organs. Symptoms may vary depending on the severity of the condition and which parts of the body are involved. They may include: Hard, tight, or […]

Geriatric Case Manager near Scripps Ranch: Help for the Male Caregiver

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 […]