Reducing Slip-and-Fall Accidents with Help from an In-Home Caregiver

This year one in three seniors over the age of 65 will have a fall. More than two million will visit the emergency room after falling, and the possibility of a broken hip or a traumatic brain injury is very real. For those with elderly loved ones, it’s a pretty frightening picture, but the good […]

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 […]