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11 09, 2015

Understanding the Stages of Alzheimer’s

By | September 11th, 2015|Blog, Home Care Blog, In Home Care, Pasadena|0 Comments

Understanding the stages of Alzheimer’s and the related symptoms is helpful for caregivers and family members. While each person with Alzheimer’s progresses differently, an understanding of the stages is important when diagnosing and treating the disease. The 4 stages of Alzheimer’s 1. Pre-clinical Stage: Years before any symptoms of Alzheimer’s are noticed, changes in the [...]

3 09, 2015

Are There Benefits of Coconut Oil for Alzheimer’s Patients?

By | September 3rd, 2015|Blog, Home Care Blog, In Home Care, Pasadena|0 Comments

What’s one of the latest health trends? Coconut oil. People are claiming healthier looking skin, whiter teeth, weight loss, stronger immunity, improved digestion, lower stress levels and more. And there are also claims that there are benefits of coconut oil for Alzheimer’s patients. While there is not a lot of research into this area, there [...]

25 08, 2015

Choosing Home Care [SlideShare]

By | August 25th, 2015|Blog, Home Care Blog, Pasadena|0 Comments

Important Questions to Ask When Choosing Home Care If you are struggling with choosing home care for your senior loved one, doing your research and asking the right questions can help you make the best decision. Whether you are looking for home care in Arcadia, San Gabriel Valley, Pasadena, or wherever you live, there are [...]

17 08, 2015

Frauds Targeting Senior Citizens

By | August 17th, 2015|Blog, Home Care Blog, Pasadena|0 Comments

Knowledge is power! This blog will share some helpful information on common frauds targeting senior citizens. Your first step in protection is being aware of the scams and tactics used by the scammers. And that is not easy! Scammers are getting more and more sophisticated, and they are using technology. According to the FBI, seniors [...]

11 08, 2015

Clean Eating for Seniors (and anyone!)

By | August 11th, 2015|Blog, Home Care Blog, In Home Care, Pasadena|0 Comments

We’ve all heard the phrase “you are what you eat.” So what exactly are we eating? Are the fruits and vegetables that we’re told we need to eat more of safe to eat? What does clean eating for seniors look like? You may have heard of the annual report conducted by the Environmental Working Group [...]

5 08, 2015

Preventing Medication Mistakes

By | August 5th, 2015|Blog, Home Care Blog, Pasadena|0 Comments

It has been reported that approximately 1.5 million medication mistakes happen every year, with 100,000 of those mistakes resulting in death (from And the mistakes are not limited to the home. Mistakes can be made by the doctor, by the pharmacist and even in the hospital. There are several things you can do that [...]

29 07, 2015

Aging in Place [SlideShare]

By | July 29th, 2015|Blog, Home Care Blog, In Home Care, Pasadena|0 Comments

Have questions about aging in place? Select Home Care Pasadena has published a SlideShare to help answer some of your questions about aging in place. Most seniors wish to age in place where their families were raised and memories were made. Select Home Care Pasadena is the premier choice for those families looking for a [...]

23 07, 2015

Home Modifications for Senior Living

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

It’s become much more commonplace for senior or disabled adults to want to age in place. Senior loved ones want to grow old in the comfort of their own home, surrounded by familiarity, friends and family. And continuing to live at home most likely is the more affordable route. Home modifications for senior living may [...]

15 07, 2015

Home Care vs. Home Health Care: What is Best for Your Situation?

By | July 15th, 2015|Blog, Home Care Blog, Pasadena|0 Comments

Home care vs. home health care. Although they sound similar, it is important to understand the differences between home care and home health care services. While they are often both needed at the same time, they are very different and meet different needs. What is home care? Home care encompasses non-medical care services. Home care [...]

8 07, 2015

5 Ways to Deal With Caregiver Burnout

By | July 8th, 2015|Blog, Home Care Blog, In Home Care, Pasadena|0 Comments

WebMD defines caregiver burnout as “a state of physical, emotional, and mental exhaustion that may be accompanied by a change in attitude -- from positive and caring to negative and unconcerned. Burnout can occur when caregivers don't get the help they need, or if they try to do more than they are able -- either [...]