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 […]

Memory Training May Help Early Stage Alzheimers With In-Home Care

Researchers at Research Centre, Institut Universitaire de Gériatrie de Montréal have found that memory training exercises can reverse the brain changes associated with mild cognitive impairment.  The study tested whether mnemonics and word lists can improve memory and learning in people with early Alzheimer’s disease. Their research was published in the magazine called Brain: A Journal […]

Strategies for Family Time with Aging Parents With Alzheimer’s in San Diego.

One of the most difficult things for a family with aging parents with Alzheimer’s in San Diego is finding enjoyable activities appropriate for everyone. When your loved one is progressing through the stages of Alzheimer’s, it is easy to feel disconnected and even unloved. To combat losing touch with your elderly loved one, a number […]

Emergency Preparedness for Seniors in San Diego County

Disaster Preparedness Resources For Seniors We just experienced a real “it can’t happen here” event in San Diego County, with power interrupted for all citizens in the county for 12 hours or more.  It was startling, scary and upsetting for many people, especially the elderly living alone here and their families who live far away. […]

Should My Parent Have an In-Home Caregiver Stay With Them At The Hospital?

The answer is: Yes! Whenever a patient, whether or not the patient is a Senior, is admitted overnight to stay in a hospital, we recommend that someone else stay with them at all times to advocate for them, to be an observer/witness for what takes place, and to be there for them when they need […]

Home Health Care Near Rancho Santa Fe: Aspirin and Macular Degeneration

Macular degeneration is a familiar problem to those involved in home health care in Rancho Santa Fe. As the blood vessels in the eye deteriorate with age, they damage the eye’s delicate light-processing structures and cause loss of vision. A new study indicates that the frequent use of aspirin could be a factor in the […]