Home Caregivers near Escondido and the Truth Dilemma

Family and Home Caregivers near Escondido Struggle With Telling Seniors the Truth As home caregivers near Escondido know, there are subjects that are difficult to talk about with seniors. It is hard, for example, to be honest with an elderly loved one about how their care is affecting the family. Bad news about health is […]

Five Ways to Improve Your Elderly Loved One’s Quality of Life

What Matters Most to Seniors During the Golden Years? Quality of life issues rank high on the list of concerns family members face as their loved ones begin to age. Will Mom and Dad enjoy retirement and relish their golden years, or will they be one of the 7 million Americans over the age of 65 […]

Emergency Preparedness for Seniors in San Diego County

Disaster Preparedness Resources For Seniors We just experienced a real “it can’t happen here” event in San Diego County, with power interrupted for all citizens in the county for 12 hours or more.  It was startling, scary and upsetting for many people, especially the elderly living alone here and their families who live far away. […]

How to Recognize and Treat Aphasia in the Elderly

What is Aphasia? Have you noticed changes in the way your elderly loved one speaks or communicates? Perhaps he or she has trouble putting words together, remembering the names of things, or comprehending what you say. If so, the problem could be aphasia. Aphasia involves the inability to communicate normally due to a brain dysfunction […]

Should My Parent Have an In-Home Caregiver Stay With Them At The Hospital?

The answer is: Yes! Whenever a patient, whether or not the patient is a Senior, is admitted overnight to stay in a hospital, we recommend that someone else stay with them at all times to advocate for them, to be an observer/witness for what takes place, and to be there for them when they need […]

Home Health Care Near Rancho Santa Fe: Aspirin and Macular Degeneration

Macular degeneration is a familiar problem to those involved in home health care in Rancho Santa Fe. As the blood vessels in the eye deteriorate with age, they damage the eye’s delicate light-processing structures and cause loss of vision. A new study indicates that the frequent use of aspirin could be a factor in the […]