Companion Care near San Elijo Hills: Take a Walk!

Exercise is healthy. Nobody doubts this, but too often we think of exercise as just the weight-lifting, jogging, and bicycling that young people do in order to look their best. But it is important for those employed in companion care near San Elijo Hills and elsewhere to understand that elderly people need exercise too.  A new […]

Home Health Care Near Rancho Bernardo: Alzheimer’s Disease Research

Those of us who provide home care for the elderly in San Diego County have been waiting for decades for scientists to discover a cure for Alzheimer’s disease. Research has been painstakingly slow, as study is divided between testing drugs and trying to identify just how the mysterious illness works. Every few years, an exciting development […]

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 […]