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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 [...]

27 02, 2016

Understanding and Preventing Pneumonia in Seniors

By | February 27th, 2016|Home Care Blog, In Home Care, Senior care, Westlake Village|0 Comments

Pneumonia in the elderly is particularly threatening because as the body ages, the immune system can weaken considerably. In home care services for aging seniors, it can prove difficult to spot the symptoms of this disease. At times pneumonia symptoms mimic the signs of a person with Alzheimer’s. To understand the best preventive practices, an [...]

11 01, 2016

Inspiring Better Communication With Seniors

By | January 11th, 2016|Blog, Home Care Blog, In Home Care, Senior care, Westlake Village|0 Comments

Communication difficulties can increase when there’s a large gap between ages. Similar to how one takes a different strategy when in communication with a teenager, there needs to be a slightly altered approach when inspiring communication with an elderly person in home care. Anyone in Select Home Care’s senior home care knows that there’s anxiety [...]

24 12, 2015

5 Foods to Boost Memory: Select Home Care

By | December 24th, 2015|Blog, Caring For Others, Dementia home care, In Home Care, Senior care, Westlake Village|0 Comments

Memory links us to who we are, and it’s extremely important for a dementia care service to promote the longevity of brain function. As generations live longer and longer, we’ve seen just how devastating the effects of dementia can be. However, there’s no reason to feel powerless against the disease, especially if you’re seeking in [...]

17 12, 2015

3 Tips to Know When Choosing Hospice Care

By | December 17th, 2015|Blog, In Home Care, Westlake Village|0 Comments

Few of us are comfortable around death, however hospice workers do everything in their power to treat the last stages of life with dignity, respect and maybe even celebration. Many may even receive hospice home care for seniors. When elderly people have done everything they’ve wanted to do and feel ready to face the final [...]

7 12, 2015

Home Health Care Tips: Prevent the Risk of Falling

By | December 7th, 2015|Blog, Home Care Blog, In Home Care, Westlake Village|0 Comments

Our balance, flexibility and muscle strength decline if we don’t use it, however for seniors it can start diminishing much sooner than even they realize. An unforeseen fall during the advanced ages can be exceptionally devastating and can drastically decrease mobility for months afterward. Those who provide senior home health services are aware of how [...]

6 11, 2015

Assembly Bill 322 Can Affect Your Family

By | November 6th, 2015|Blog, Caring For Others, Home Care Blog, In Home Care, Senior care|0 Comments

The elderly and seniors often do not need medical related caretakers to assist in their daily activities. Non-medical home care is a service that helps those in need by assisting with activities of daily living (ADLs) in order to continue living life from the comfort of his or her own home. A family’s financial, social, and [...]

4 11, 2015

A Child as a Parent and a Caregiver as a Blessing

By | November 4th, 2015|Blog, Dementia home care, In Home Care, Senior care|0 Comments

My Mother has always been a handful.  She is argumentative, disruptive and abrasive.  Yet with all this topical anger and angst, she possesses a love that is so incredibly deep and loyal.  Being Irish born and immigrating to the states with her parents so long ago, she lived through hardships and tribulations.  She is stubborn [...]