How To Avoid Caregiver Burnout from Caregiving in North San Diego County

Over at Geriatric Care Management (what a great URL she has, too!) Maria Basso Lipani has a great article about managing the stress that arises from being a caregiver for your aging parents.  As she says, ““Caregiver burnout” is just a fancy term for exhaustion”, and, ” Any number of things related to caring for your aging parent can […]

Choosing the Right At Home Health Aide Provider in Carlsbad

Where do I begin my search for at home health aides? When searching for the right in-home health aide companies in Carlsbad, it is important to keep a few things in mind. First, your home health care aide should be qualified and able to care for the elderly. Different companies cater to different needs, so […]

Have You Lost Weight?

What did you eat today? If you have to stop and think for longer than a minute before you answer that question, you probably didn’t do a good job with nutrition today. You may have eaten too much (and don’t really want to think about what you ate). You may have eaten too little – […]

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 […]

Warning for Seniors In San Diego County: Delirium Can Be Caused By a Visit To a Hospital

A visit to the hospital is a disruptive event for anyone, especially if it is under emergency circumstances. Surgery and other procedures cause trauma to the body, which in turn puts stress on the mind. Elderly people have a much harder time coping with this stress than younger folks, and the problem of hospital delirium […]

Assisted Transportation For Elderly Parents in Encinitas – A Helpful Option For Families

During the holidays, you probably enjoyed the opportunity to stay home from work and simply sit around the house for a few days. However, those of us who are used to going to work every day are often surprised at how quickly we become restless at home. If you’ve ever suffered an injury that required […]