Home Care in Vista: Think More Slowly!

A Lesson that Home Care in Vista Can Learn From Seniors Have you noticed that your aging loved one makes decisions and choices more slowly than you do? Perhaps you’ve interpreted that difference as evidence that their mind is slowing down, losing its sharpness and maybe even moving toward cognitive decline. Family members and home […]

Caregivers For Elderly Parents In Vista : Caregiver Stress Study

New Study Spotlights Stress On Caregivers For Elderly Parents In Vista And Elsewhere While the stress of caring for elderly or ill parents is nothing new to those in the “sandwich generation,” it has been gaining widespread attention in recent years. Medical professionals, employers, and family members all become very concerned when they see the […]

Are You "In The Know" About the "Swine Flu" (AKA The H1N1 Flu)?

The “swine flu” is in the news a lot these days. Here’s what you need to know.

Five Ways to Help Prevent Family Caregiver Burnout

Family members who are helping seniors to stay in their own homes or who have taken their older loved ones in to live with them are susceptible to stress and depression. Let them know that you notice their efforts – a little bit of appreciation may go a long way toward raising their spirits and may help to prevent caregiver burnout.

How Do I Select A Home Care Agency For My Parents?

WHEN YOUR PARENTS BEGIN TO NEED HELP AT HOME, you’d better know the most important questions to ask in order to help them select the best home care company for them. Every home care company promises that they are the best and that you will be happy with them if you choose them. If you […]

How Do I help Mom choose between Home Care and Assisted Living?

As Dorothy says in The Wizard of Oz, there’s no place like home. Most of us prefer to live in our homes with comfort, familiar surroundings, safety, and dignity. Our moms (and our dads too!) are no different, and the thought of moving out of their homes can be traumatic. There comes a point for […]