How Do I Select a Geriatric Care Manager For My Parents?

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, […]

Decrease the anxiety of nursing home residents with dementia by playing their favorite music

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 […]

Remember to Laugh…and Laugh to Remember

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 […]

Geriatric Care Managers in Oceanside Help Find Activities for Seniors

Geriatric Care Managers in Oceanside Help Seniors Find Ways to Stay Active As a family or individual begins caring for an aging parent, life for the caregivers becomes exponentially more busy. Fitting doctor’s appointments, shopping trips, and other activities into an already-packed week takes some real thought, and often means sacrificing other activities to make […]

Geriatric Care Managers in Oceanside – Beginning The Conversation

Geriatric Care Managers In Oceanside Start By Understanding Your Family’s Needs Most people have never had the kind of professional-personal relationship that geriatric care managers in Oceanside and elsewhere have with their clients and their clients’ family.  They are familiar with going to doctors, accountants, lawyers and other traditional professional service providers, but the new […]

Geriatric Care Managers near La Jolla and Long Distance Caregiving

Geriatric Care Managers near La Jolla are Ideal Partners in Long Distance Caregiving As our world gets smaller through advances in transportation and communication technologies, seniors and their families often find the distance between themselves actually getting larger. It is now very common for most, or even all, of an elderly person’s family members to […]