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21 08, 2016

Senior Care Dehydration: Tips to Beat the Heat

By | August 21st, 2016|Blog, Westlake Village|0 Comments

Dehydration is a common problem, but it’s a more complex issue in seniors than people may realize. As the body ages, it requires more care and awareness from its owner. However, because each person is different, it doesn’t necessarily mean having to completely revamp the lifestyle of someone in care services. Read more about the [...]

1 08, 2016

Use 24 Hour Home Care for Family Summer Vacation

By | August 1st, 2016|Blog, Westlake Village|0 Comments

When a loved one needs constant home care, it may seem like the family’s schedule needs to become devoted entirely to their schedule. However, while it can be an adjustment for everyone, that doesn’t mean that everyone needs to put their life on hold for someone who needs a home care service. There is help [...]

13 06, 2016

Senior Bathing: 4 Safety Tips

By | June 13th, 2016|Blog, Pasadena|0 Comments

Hygiene and grooming is the most sensitive part of your senior’s home health care. Your senior needs to look and smell good for physical and mental health reasons, but they may not want to sacrifice independence. Obviously, bathing plays into both of these areas. However, showering and bathing are the most dangerous part of senior [...]

31 05, 2016

Finding Companionship in Unlikely Places

By | May 31st, 2016|Blog, Home Care Blog, Pasadena, Senior companionship|0 Comments

As people age, it’s not uncommon for them to have a difficult time adjusting to the transitions in life. Companionship care is a service meant for those who can function independently, but could still use additional assistance with in home health care throughout the day. Especially as people get older and learn what they want, [...]

20 05, 2016

Hidden Costs of DIY Round-the-Clock Care

By | May 20th, 2016|Blog, In Home Care, Westlake Village|0 Comments

When a family member sees their loved one is in need of round-the-clock in home health care, it’s generally instinct for them to want to provide the care themselves. Potentially, they may also think they’ll be saving money from the cost of a professional to do so too. There are several factors that may be [...]

6 05, 2016

Creating the Best Care After Surgery

By | May 6th, 2016|Blog, Home Care Blog, In Home Care, Pasadena|0 Comments

Surgery of any kind can be difficult enough as it is for a family, which can often make the road to rehabilitation paved with difficulty for both the caregiver and the afflicted. Mobility in seniors is not only necessary for good physical health, but also mental health as well. See why having a professional trained [...]

25 04, 2016

Decreasing Stress with Personal Grooming Care

By | April 25th, 2016|Blog, Westlake Village|0 Comments

Stress is inevitable in life, but for those who are aging with an already weakened immune system it can be extremely debilitating. As people get older, their skills may start to dwindle which can cause personal turmoil. To mitigate these problems for a senior who need in home health care, concerned family and loved ones [...]

23 09, 2015

Are You Part of the Sandwich Generation?

By | September 23rd, 2015|Blog, Home Care Blog, Pasadena|0 Comments

Are you part of the “sandwich generation?” Do you have a living parent age 65 or older and are you raising a child under age 18 or supporting a grown child? What is the sandwich generation? Carol Abaya, M.A., is nationally recognized as an expert on the sandwich generation, aging and elder/parent care issues. As [...]

16 09, 2015

Shingles in Elderly

By | September 16th, 2015|Blog, Home Care Blog, Pasadena|0 Comments

Shingles in elderly people is on the rise. The National Institutes of Health (NIH) reports that “50 percent of all Americans will have had shingles by the time they are 80.” Shingles can occur in people of all ages, but it is most common in 60- to 80-year-olds. So what exactly is shingles? Shingles is [...]