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28 04, 2015

When Your Loved One Resists Care

By | April 28th, 2015|Blog, Home Care Blog, In Home Care|0 Comments

What can you do when you see that a loved one needs care, but he or she will not accept help? How can you encourage someone to accept assistance? The tips below may help. Involve the person in decisions. Approach the person with respect. If at all possible, the person should remain in charge of [...]

28 04, 2015

Department of Veterans Affairs “Aid and Attendance” Pension Program

By | April 28th, 2015|Blog, Home Care Blog, In Home Care|0 Comments

Many years ago the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) developed a new pension program designed to provide financial assistance to physically disabled veterans who lacked the funds necessary to provide the care they needed. This pension benefit extends to the veteran's surviving spouse, and, in certain cases, to the veteran's children and parents. Unlike Medicaid, [...]

28 04, 2015

Healthy Eating And Older Adults: 10 Tips for Good Nutrition

By | April 28th, 2015|Blog, Home Care Blog, In Home Care, Pasadena|0 Comments

As you age, nutrition plays an important role in health. But for some people, health problems or trouble with taste, smell, and chewing make it more difficult to get good nutrition. Below are 10 tips to help you or a loved one get the nutrition you need. 1. Look At Changing Nutrition Needs As you [...]

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 [...]

2 09, 2014

What Should You Do if You’re the Only Caregiver for a Family Member?

By | September 2nd, 2014|Blog, Home Care Blog, Westlake Village|0 Comments

So you’ve become the primary caregiver for your family member and you have a lot of responsibility on your own. Everyone seems to be available when things are going well, but when there is trouble or help needed, they are suddenly too busy. Your relatives are putting their jobs, kids, hobbies and themselves first before [...]

2 09, 2014

What are a Few Common Myths About Home Healthcare Services?

By | September 2nd, 2014|Blog, Home Care Blog, Pasadena|0 Comments

Reaching an age in which you may require home healthcare can be frightening, stressful and unfamiliar. Although it may feel this way, the elderly should understand that home healthcare is a wonderful option. You get to remain in your home while still receiving the care you’d receive in a nursing home or assisted living facility. [...]

28 08, 2014

Will Elderly Care Help with Gout?

By | August 28th, 2014|Blog, Home Care Blog, In Home Care, Las Vegas|0 Comments

What is gout and how does it affect the elderly? Gout is a very severe and more painful form of the condition called, arthritis. Arthritis is inflammation in the joints causing pain and stiffness. It’s most common in elderly men and symptoms include stiffness, heat, swelling and tenderness in the affected joints. Since it can [...]