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8 04, 2015

6 Reasons In Home Senior Care Helps Those Caring For Seniors With Dementia

By | April 8th, 2015|Dementia home care, Home Care Blog|0 Comments

Dementia is much more than forgetting a name here and there. It is a gradual mental decline that affects much of a senior’s everyday life. Below are some reasons that in home senior care can be helpful when you’re caring for seniors with dementia. Seniors with dementia often require 24-hour attention Two particular symptoms associated [...]

4 04, 2015

How To Tell Your Parents They Need In-Home Care

By | April 4th, 2015|Home Care Blog, Senior care|0 Comments

It’s difficult when the roles reverse. Your parents took care of you your entire life, but now it’s your turn to take care of them. The difference is that you’re their child and they struggle with the role reversal, too. Seniors want to remain independent, so they sometimes refuse your assistance. Ever heard any of [...]

2 04, 2015

In Home Activity Ideas For Seniors

By | April 2nd, 2015|Home Care Blog, Senior companionship|0 Comments

If you don’t want to watch formerly active seniors waste an entire day in front of courtroom TV, you may need to give them some other ideas and facilitate other activities. As seniors begin to decline they sometimes become hesitant to go out to eat or to organizations to which they used to belong. They [...]

21 09, 2014

How To Handle In-Home Health Care With Siblings

By | September 21st, 2014|Home Care Blog, Pasadena|0 Comments

Are you currently working with your siblings to determine the best care options for your elderly parent? Family members are usually tasked with having to take on caregiver responsibilities for a parent, but deciding who in the family will be the primary caregiver can be stressful. While sometimes responsibilities can be divvied up evenly among siblings, other [...]

20 09, 2014

How Dance Benefits the Elderly – 8 Ways

By | September 20th, 2014|Home Care Blog, Pasadena|0 Comments

When your favorite song is played, and you feel the beat pulsing through your body, it can be impossible to stay in your seat. You want to get up and swing your hips to the rhythm, with or without a partner, at any age. You get your heart rate up with each and every step, and you're [...]

19 09, 2014

How to Prepare for the Caregiving Journey with your Parents

By | September 19th, 2014|Blog, Westlake Village|0 Comments

Patients in need of care may find it difficult to receive the attention they require, especially when they are afraid of losing their independence. They don’t want a stranger in their home and they tend to dread the costs involved with having a caregiver. Adult children may find difficulty in getting their parents to accept [...]

18 09, 2014

What to do when a Parent Refuses Care

By | September 18th, 2014|In Home Care, Westlake Village|0 Comments

For those with older relatives or parents due for in-home care, it can be difficult when they need the care but refuse help. Whether it’s a parent who shouldn’t be driving anymore or someone that doesn’t think assisted living facilities are for them, it makes it extremely difficult for the caring adult to arrange help. [...]

17 09, 2014

Daughters Care For Elderly Parents Twice As Much As Sons

By | September 17th, 2014|Home Care Blog, Westlake Village|0 Comments

In families with children of both genders, the burden of care shifts onto the daughter’s shoulders as parents grow into their old age. According to research gathered from a University of Michigan analysis on health and retirement, elderly parents are twice as more likely to depend on their female children. Photo by Rosie O'Beirne Females take over [...]

17 09, 2014

How a Sense Of Purpose Will Extend Your Life Span

By | September 17th, 2014|Home Care Blog, Pasadena|0 Comments

A general feeling of contentment and a sense of social inclusion are well-known for their overwhelming positive impact on physical health. Recent studies are now suggesting that discovering a sense of purpose or direction in one's life could also have health benefits and even extend your life span. Photo by Diabetes Care According [...]