Elderly Care in Solana Beach: Macular Degeneration

About ten percent of people between the ages of 66 to 74 experience macular degeneration, with the chances increasing to thirty percent over the age of 75. This common ailment not only causes a large amount of frustration, but also has the potential to create dangerous situations for elderly people dealing with it. Adult children […]

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 […]

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 […]

Hallucinations in Hospital Pose Risk to Elderly

As we have written about before here, it is wise to make sure that when anyone is admitted to the hospital, they have someone else stay with them to be their advocate and witness.  See our article “Should My Parent Have a Caregiver Stay With Them At The Hospital?” A recent New York Times article […]

Home Health Care in Rancho Bernardo Must Work to Prevent Medication Noncompliance

If you or an elderly loved one takes more than one or two prescription medications on a regular basis, you know how difficult it can be to keep the schedules straight. When you get to the end of a bottle of pills, how often does it correspond exactly with the last dosage appointment? The problem […]

What is Hospice Care?

Introduction As the old saying goes, the two things that you can’t avoid are death and taxes. Taxes may be minimized or postponed by creative tax planning, but as Hebrews 9:27 tells us, death is something that we will all face someday, so understanding the role of hospice may help you or someone you love […]