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 […]

How Can I Help My Parents Plan for a Crisis?

(ARA) – An earthquake strikes a community and looting and violence follow. A tax protestor crashes a plane into a downtown building. Headlines alert you to arrests of terrorism suspects in communities you thought of as stable and safe. Reports of terrorism, natural disasters and other crises may seem overwhelming, but it’s important to know […]

How Seniors Can Improve Health With Exercise

Exercise Offers Physical and Mental Benefits We all know exercise is an important part of a healthy lifestyle, but as people age, exercise may seem more difficult or risky. Seniors may hesitate to incorporate a regular exercise routine based on fear of falling or increased pain associated with other health conditions. Research shows, however, that […]

When Guns Get In The Way of Senior Care

Over at Better Senior Care Blog, Beverly Bernstein Joie, MS, CMC has posted a terrific article about the issues and concerns that arise when the elderly and others have guns in their homes.  If those persons no longer have the ability to make safe choices about when and how to use those guns, safety risks […]

The Healthy Senior: Home Care Makes Eating a Nutritious Diet Easier

No matter how old you are, good health begins with good nutrition. But eating well is especially important for seniors. Without essential nutrients and adequate calories, your elderly relative may suffer from fatigue, depression, and general weakness. What’s more, the lack of a nutritious diet can result in slower healing after surgery, increased risk of […]

In-home Assistance for Elderly near Leucadia: Senior Vacation Tips

In-home Assistance for Elderly near Leucadia Warns About Travel Dangers Many people look forward to retirement as the time they will finally get to take the vacations they have always wished for. Without children to raise, college to pay for, or work schedules to keep, retired seniors are free to fly, drive, or cruise wherever […]