How Seniors Can Benefit from the Help of Social Workers

Geriatric Social Workers Help Protect the Elderly Most people know that social workers assist with family interventions and oversee issues like foster care and child protection. You may not realize, however, that they also assist with care for the elderly. Geriatric social workers specialize in helping people over the age of 65 by addressing challenges associated […]

How to Help Seniors Cope with Alzheimer’s

Alzheimer’s Patients Benefit from Understanding Caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease can be a difficult prospect, especially as memory fades and the patient begins to experience hallucinations or delusions. Family members may have difficulty knowing what to say or do in any given situation when an aging parent sees things that aren’t there or […]

Home Health Care in San Diego: Living with Parkinson’s Disease

Parkinson’s Can Be Managed with the Help of Private Duty Care Parkinson’s disease is a debilitating disease that can frustrate anyone. This disorder directly attacks the central nervous system as a result of a decrease in cells that contain dopamine. Some of the affects of this disease include severe shaking and rigidness, difficulty with movement […]

What’s Your Sandwich (Generation) Situation? Caring for Seniors in Oceanside?

Have you got sandwich on the brain? The Thanksgiving food coma has passed but there’s still turkey and ham to be dealt with…mmm, sandwich…. If that’s the kind of sandwich you’re thinking of, this is not the post for you right now — but it might apply to your life, so please come back. This […]

In-home care in Carlsbad: Physical activity lowers risk of Alzheimer’s

There are several key research goals related to Alzheimer’s Disease (“AD”).  One of them is finding ways to prevent or reduce the risk of getting Alzheimer’s.  Those providing home health care in Carlsbad and elsewhere are very interested in learning about ways to prevent Alzheimer’s and a recent study published in Neurology has concluded that, “A […]

Long-Term Care Insurance Hikes Raise La Jolla Home Health Care Cost

Does your family own a long term insurance policy for your aging parents? This valuable insurance sets the minds of many people at ease, ensuring that they will be able to pay for assisted living or home health care in La Jolla when their parents need help with daily tasks. A widespread crisis among companies […]