In-home Caregivers In Carlsbad Can Help With Hospital Dementia

A visit to the hospital might be necessary, but for a senior who suffers from dementia, it could cause serious additional problems as well. The upheaval of moving into a hospital, undergoing tests, and having unfamiliar people conduct procedures understandably creates significant stress for elderly persons who already struggle with Alzheimer’s disease or other types […]

Happy New Year!

We hope that 2010 will be a wonderful year for you and your family. We look forward to helping Seniors and their families and advisors with in-home care and caregiving and expert social worker and nurse case management advice and help. Please call us if there’s anything that we can do for your Senior loved […]

Happy Valentine's Day! …Are You Cupid?

Are you Cupid, the Easter Bunny, or Santa Claus? This probably seems like a funny question but each of these icons represents a different way of thinking. In this example, we’ll look at how Cupid, the Easter Bunny, and Santa Claus (and the people who think like them) might plan for their senior years. Take […]

Cell Phone Usage by Caregivers In Leucadia Can Cause Problems

Do you have a cell phone in your pocket or attached to your belt right now? It would be surprising if you didn’t. In fact, you would probably be surprised if you didn’t receive a phone call or text message by the time you’re finished reading this blog post. Most of us use our cell […]

Emergency Preparedness for the Homebound Elderly in San Diego County

When it comes to widespread emergency situations such as a power outage, earthquake, or severe weather event, seniors are perhaps the most vulnerable members of our society. Even young children have parents or guardians to comfort them and direct their activities during an emergency, but many seniors in San Diego County potentially face these situations […]

Hospital-Acquired Infections Quadruple ICU Mortality

From Medscape Medical News Hospital-Acquired Infections Quadruple ICU Mortality Becky McCall April 13, 2012 (London, United Kingdom) — Elderly patients treated with central catheter and/or mechanical ventilation devices in intensive care units (ICUs), admitted from the emergency department or as an urgent case, are at very high risk for hospital-acquired infection (HAI), according to the results […]