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 […]

Reducing Slip-and-Fall Accidents with Help from an In-Home Caregiver

This year one in three seniors over the age of 65 will have a fall. More than two million will visit the emergency room after falling, and the possibility of a broken hip or a traumatic brain injury is very real. For those with elderly loved ones, it’s a pretty frightening picture, but the good […]

Caregivers in Rancho Bernardo Should Learn About Lung Cancer Screening

Caregivers In Rancho Bernardo Should Learn About New Guidelines One of the things that Rancho Bernardo caregivers learn is that many elderly people smoked for much of their lives. While they have hopefully kicked the cigarette habit, new guidelines provided by experts advise that seniors who smoked heavily (or still do) should get annual screenings […]

3 Reasons Seniors Need to Drink More Water

Dehydration Poses Serious Problems for the Elderly Water makes up about 50-60% of the human body. It is essential for blood flow, heart function, organ function, brain function, and waste removal. When people fail to drink enough water, they may experience muscle cramps, nausea, vomiting, heart palpitations, and lightheadedness. For elderly people, dehydration poses even […]

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 […]

Statin Warnings for Elderly Parents near Rancho Bernardo

Elderly Parents near Rancho Bernardo Could Experience Adverse Reactions Harmful interactions between medications create a very complex problem for elderly parents near Rancho Bernardo. Doctors must check up with patients regularly after prescribing new drugs to spot any conflicts before they cause injury. After analyzing the results of a study focused on seniors, researchers have […]