Caregiving for Dementia Patients in San Diego County – 15 Home Safety Tips for Caregivers of Dementia Sufferers

At A Servant’s Heart, we love checklists.  Checklists help us be great at what we do!  They do this by freeing our minds to focus on new ideas and observations, because we don’t have to waste mental energy keeping track of things that can be included in a checklist. Of course, checklists don’t do you […]

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 […]

Benefiting from Private Home Health Care in Carlsbad

The population in the United States is growing older, and with the older population comes a wide variety of health problems, mobility issues, or other needs. Rather than spending time in an impersonal nursing or assisted living home, senior citizens that suffer from debilitating diseases or disorders that hinder their ability to function as they […]

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 […]

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 […]