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 Caregivers near Poway: Helping Avoid Nursing Home Pitfalls

Home Caregivers near Poway Keep Seniors Out of Dangerous Nursing Home Positions Most nursing homes are well-run, staffed by competent, caring individuals, and comfortable. But there are also those that are decidedly unpleasant, or even dangerous, for seniors. In today’s down economy, there’s a specific danger for seniors in nursing homes that used to be […]

Finding a Good Geriatric Care Manager

Over at BusinessWeek, Lauren Young has a helpful article about how professional geriatric care managers can help families and how to find a good care manager for your own parents. She says, “…care managers oversee many things busy or far-flung family members might not be able to stay on top of: vetting nursing homes and […]

Make the Most Of the Possibilities with Geriatric Care Managers in Escondido

Ask Geriatric Care Managers in Escondido About Exciting New Possibilities We often hear about negative aspects of caring for seniors: rising health care prices, the dilemmas over Social Security and Medicare funding, and family members stretched between their parents and their children. But there have been some great improvements in senior care within the last few […]