Memory Screening? 5 Questions to Determine If You Need One

While it’s true that worrying about aging, Alzheimer’s, or dementia won’t help in any way, that doesn’t mean that we shouldn’t think about those things. Sometimes ignorance only seems like bliss. There’s no cure for Alzheimer’s, but that doesn’t mean there’s no treatment. November 17th is National Memory Screening Day.

Encouraging Home Caregivers Near Leucadia: It Could Be Worse!

Home Caregivers Facing New Challenges In Today’s Culture Like many other home caregivers near Leucadia, you might feel like taking care of your elderly parents is a dizzying maze of doctor’s appointments, rehabilitation tasks, housework, outings, and other responsibilities. If so, take comfort from the fact that your situation could be even more prickly! Consider […]

Home Caregivers Near Valley Center: Grapefruit Affects Some Drugs

You probably already know that fresh grapefruit and grapefruit juice are packed with important nutrients. Some of this fruit’s well-known health benefits are particularly important for elderly people–it can lower the effects of arthritis, help prevent cancer, and boost immunity against disease. But home caregivers near Valley Center and elsewhere should take note of a recent […]

Caution When Hiring Companionship for Elderly Near Rancho Bernardo

In July of last year, Napa County implemented California’s first law requiring in-home caregivers to hold a county permit. While this is the first such law in the state, permits for those looking to provide home health care for elderly near Rancho Bernardo and other San DiegoCountycities may not be far behind. Elder abuse is […]

The HAI WATCHDOG* Community

We have previously written about the risks of “HAIs” (Healthcare Acquired Infections) and we have pointed out the resources available on the web regarding that topic, including How to Prevent Health Care Associated Infections. Kimberly-Clark has created a new “community” website to promote discussions about understanding and preventing HAIs, called The HAI WATCHDOG* Community.  Take […]

Newsletter – December 2008

In This Issue Elderly Want to Age at Home Aging Myths Can You Smell That? Keep Active – Keep Mentally Alert High-Fat Diet Could Promote Development of Alzheimer’s Disease Links of Interest Greetings From A Servant’s Heart Care Solutions! “Home for the Holidays” is a theme people often use this time of year. Home is […]