Caregivers For Elderly Parents In Vista : Caregiver Stress Study

New Study Spotlights Stress On Caregivers For Elderly Parents In Vista And Elsewhere While the stress of caring for elderly or ill parents is nothing new to those in the “sandwich generation,” it has been gaining widespread attention in recent years. Medical professionals, employers, and family members all become very concerned when they see the […]

How a New Treatment Could Change Everything for Seniors With Alzheimer’s

New Study May Represent Breakthrough in Alzheimer’s Treatment For many years, doctors have relied on drugs and behavioral management to treat elderly patients with Alzheimer’s. To date, no one has been able to identify a cure or procedure that will treat the underlying causes of the disease. But according to a new study released by […]

Hospice Choices Should Be Made Carefully

All Hospice Services Are Not Equal At its best, hospice care is an incredible blessing for seniors who are approaching death. It allows patients to remain in their own homes during the emotional weeks and days before the end, surrounded by family and familiar surroundings but still receiving skilled medical care from compassionate professionals. Most […]

Is the Nursing Home a Dead-End Solution?

Senior Care in San Marcos Comes Home Again It’s easy to forget that the nursing home is a relatively new concept. Rather than sending the elderly to live under the constant care of nurses and staff, families throughout history have cared for them at home. Of course, part of the reason for the rise of […]

New Bed Rail Concerns Prompt Recall

Senior Care near Escondido Explains New Recall Bed rails appear to be simple enough devices, and their invention was an effort to help seniors get in and out of bed more safely. However, since their widespread implementation, numerous serious risks have appeared and led to safety recalls over the years. Now, yet another recall has […]

Antidepressant Appears to Target Alzheimer’s Disease Component

Senior Care in Rancho Bernardo Notes Alzheimer’s Disease News Research on the causes of Alzheimer’s disease is notoriously slow and tedious. In many ways, this reflects the development of the disease itself—its symptoms often do not show up until ten to fifteen years after the first harmful proteins begin to build up. In another of […]