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30 11, 2015

Social Interaction in Seniors

By | November 30th, 2015|Blog, Home Care Blog, Westlake Village|0 Comments

There’s no doubt that having proper social interaction is important at every age, though for senior home health care especially. Loved ones hold a special place in our hearts, it is essential to have people that can be trusted to be there in times of need. In the digital age, it’s simple to forget just [...]

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 [...]

28 10, 2015

5 Tips in Selecting the Right Senior Home Care

By | October 28th, 2015|Blog, Home Care Blog, Senior care|0 Comments

Your loved one might wish to age in their own home, instead of moving to an assisted living community. The familiarity of a parent or family member’s own home promotes a less stressful environment for those battling with dementia or Alzheimer. Start by speaking with your parent or family member about senior home care. Be [...]

28 10, 2015

Memory Recollection Tips for Alzheimer’s

By | October 28th, 2015|Blog, Dementia home care|0 Comments

Memory Recollection Tips for Alzheimer's’ A family member coping with Alzheimer’s can struggle retaining memories. Recent events easily become unclear and puzzling. A loved one’s past will usually be clearer than the present. Witnessing a family member deal with Alzheimer’s is painful. Nevertheless, those close to the Alzheimer family member can provide comfort in helping [...]

15 07, 2015

What To Consider When Traveling With Elderly Parents

By | July 15th, 2015|Blog, Home Care Blog, In Home Care, Senior companionship, Westlake Village|0 Comments

When an elderly family member is diagnosed with dementia, it doesn’t mean they have to be homebound immediately. They can travel with you as long as you keep a few important things in mind. The following are some basic tips for traveling with elderly parents who may or may not have dementia. Long-distance trips with [...]

25 06, 2015

10 Nutrition Tips for Elderly

By | June 25th, 2015|Blog, Home Care Blog, In Home Care, Senior companionship, Westlake Village|0 Comments

As we age, our bodies change. Metabolism slows, activity decreases, and certain illnesses impact our nutrition. Whether you are a senior or you’re caring for a senior, it’s important to know the relationship between nutrition and aging. Consider these 10 recommendations about nutrition for seniors. Minimize Sweets Some things never change. If you had a [...]

16 06, 2015

How To Deal With Personality Changes In Seniors

By | June 16th, 2015|Blog, Home Care Blog, Senior companionship, Uncategorized, Westlake Village|0 Comments

Caring for an elderly parent is difficult for many reasons. Your roles have changed, for one. You’ve gone from being the child who sought their guidance to parenting your adult parent. If that’s not difficult enough, many seniors experience personality changes that result from medical conditions like having a stroke or a dementia related illness. [...]

10 06, 2015

Home Care Services for the Elderly

By | June 10th, 2015|Blog, Home Care Blog, In Home Care, Senior companionship, Westlake Village|0 Comments

Few children grow up thinking; “I look forward to the day when I can put Mom or Dad in a nursing home.” On the contrary, in healthy family situations, you’re more likely to hear the following: “I’ll never put Mom or Dad in a home.” Saying “never” is a bold promise you may or may [...]

3 06, 2015

Alternatives to Nursing Homes for the Elderly

By | June 3rd, 2015|Blog, Home Care Blog, In Home Care, Senior companionship, Westlake Village|0 Comments

Having an elderly parent or caring for an elderly loved one (even as a spouse) is a growing concern for more and more people as the population ages. Scientific and technological advances have increased the average life span, meaning many who have elderly loved ones need options for their care. For most families, a nursing [...]