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 […]

Helping Seniors Manage Arthritis Pain

Diagnosing Arthritis in Seniors Perhaps one of the most painful accompaniments of aging is the development of arthritis. Almost half of seniors over the age of 65 have some form of chronic arthritis, making it difficult to perform daily tasks or routine movements without significant pain. While arthritis cannot be cured, it can be managed with […]

When Home Care is Better Than Hospital Care for Seniors

Should Your Elderly Loved One Be in the Hospital? Hospitals provide wonderful care for acute medical problems such as a heart attack, stroke, or necessary surgery. But for the chronic issues faced by many elderly people, the hospital may not be the best care option. As people age, they often develop multiple chronic issues such […]

Home Health Care in San Diego: Living with Parkinson’s Disease

Parkinson’s Can Be Managed with the Help of Private Duty Care Parkinson’s disease is a debilitating disease that can frustrate anyone. This disorder directly attacks the central nervous system as a result of a decrease in cells that contain dopamine. Some of the affects of this disease include severe shaking and rigidness, difficulty with movement […]

What’s Your Sandwich (Generation) Situation? Caring for Seniors in Oceanside?

Have you got sandwich on the brain? The Thanksgiving food coma has passed but there’s still turkey and ham to be dealt with…mmm, sandwich…. If that’s the kind of sandwich you’re thinking of, this is not the post for you right now — but it might apply to your life, so please come back. This […]

In-home care in Carlsbad: Physical activity lowers risk of Alzheimer’s

There are several key research goals related to Alzheimer’s Disease (“AD”).  One of them is finding ways to prevent or reduce the risk of getting Alzheimer’s.  Those providing home health care in Carlsbad and elsewhere are very interested in learning about ways to prevent Alzheimer’s and a recent study published in Neurology has concluded that, “A […]