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 […]

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 […]

Evaluating The Need For In-Home Care For Elderly Parents In North San Diego County During The Holidays

Holiday gatherings are a time to catch up with far-flung relatives, sing carols by candlelight, and watch as the grandkids dive into a pile of gifts on Christmas morning. If you have elderly parents in North San Diego County who live alone, though, holiday get-togethers are a good time to evaluate the competency of your […]

Hallucinations in Hospital Pose Risk to Elderly

As we have written about before here, it is wise to make sure that when anyone is admitted to the hospital, they have someone else stay with them to be their advocate and witness.  See our article “Should My Parent Have a Caregiver Stay With Them At The Hospital?” A recent New York Times article […]

Consider In-Home Care in San Diego County Instead of Nursing Homes: Almost all nursing facilities employed one or more individuals with at least one criminal conviction.

In March 2011, the Office of the Inspector General of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services released a startling report.  Their conclusion was: Almost all nursing facilities employed one or more individuals with at least one criminal conviction. Our analysis of FBI-maintained criminal history records revealed that 92 percent of nursing facilities employed […]

Family Unity and Home Health Care in Del Mar

Home Health Care in Del Mar Is Better when Family Conflicts are Absent The high costs, time constraints, and emotional pressures that accompany caring for aging family members are detrimental to the unity of the entire family. The sooner families understand that fact and plan to address it, the better they can keep their relationships […]