Companion Care Makes Difficult Decisions Easier

No one wants to see an elderly relative lose his or her independence. But unfortunately, there comes a time when everyone has to face reality. Failing eyesight, slower reflexes, and the effects of some medications can mean it’s no longer safe for your loved one to be on the road. Initiating the discussion, though, can […]

In-home Care Near Fallbrook – The Challenge of Caring From a Distance

Giving elderly parents the level of in-home care near Fallbrook necessary to allow them to remain in their own familiar settings can be a significant challenge under any circumstances. More people than ever before, however, are now taking on these responsibilities with an added factor—long distance. Modern technological advances, such as live video chat, have […]

Picture-Perfect Gift Ideas

Brainstorm for Gifts with Home Care near Leucadia With Mother’s Day and Father’s Day just around the corner, you might be starting to wonder what to give your elderly parents this year. That old standby, a framed photo of the family, is still a good option, but modern technology gives you the ability to upgrade […]

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 […]

When Guns Get In The Way of Senior Care

Over at Better Senior Care Blog, Beverly Bernstein Joie, MS, CMC has posted a terrific article about the issues and concerns that arise when the elderly and others have guns in their homes.  If those persons no longer have the ability to make safe choices about when and how to use those guns, safety risks […]

There’s no time like the present to treat hearing loss

(ARA) – Hearing loss can be life-altering. People who have difficulty hearing can feel isolated and lose self-confidence, which can put a strain on relationships with family and friends. But even when people who are losing their hearing are aware of the problem, it can be difficult to bring up the idea of getting a […]