Individuals who have diabetes are very familiar with the need to take periodic insulin boosts in the form of shots or nasal sprays. A new study, however, shows that caregiving in Scripps Ranch for Alzheimer’s disease patients could be helped by insulin as well. Doctors have suspected for some time that some of the benefits […]
Introduction – Why not just rely upon the government to protect us through regulation? Most people believe that the state of California licenses and oversees professional Geriatric Care Managers (“GCMs”). After all, California regulates everything , doesn’t it? Well, not in the case of professional Geriatric Care Managers. California does not provide any type of licensing, […]
Another great article at Aging in Action describes a study that concluded that a relatively inexpensive (and fun to implement) intervention may be useful for reducing anxiety among individuals with dementia. The authors hypothesize that the music contributed a sense of familiarity and stimulated pleasant memories for the participants, which is likely to ring true […]
It’s very important for agencies providing in home care for the elderly in Scripps Ranch to be prepared for anything that might happen. The most common surprises are accidents like falls or sudden medical needs on the part of a client, but that’s certainly not the only type of adverse situation that can come up. […]
Joking Around with In-home Care near Del Mar It’s a well-known saying that laughter is like medicine. Laughing certainly makes us feel better, but is it literally beneficial for our health? An interesting study found measurable effects of humor on a group of test subjects, which could indicate that laughing is an effective weapon against […]
Family members who are helping seniors to stay in their own homes or who have taken their older loved ones in to live with them are susceptible to stress and depression. Let them know that you notice their efforts – a little bit of appreciation may go a long way toward raising their spirits and may help to prevent caregiver burnout.