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14 05, 2015

Tips For Caring For Someone Experiencing Sundowning

By | May 14th, 2015|Blog, Dementia home care, Home Care Blog, In Home Care|0 Comments

If you’ve ever experienced jetlag after a trip overseas, you know how frustrating it can be to have your body clock out of whack. Many experts theorize that similar body clock challenges are to blame for the phenomenon known as “sundowning” in Alzheimer’s patients. What is “Sundowning”? Sundowning can be described as an increased restlessness [...]

12 05, 2015

Equine Therapy and Alzheimer’s Disease

By | May 12th, 2015|Blog, Dementia home care, Home Care Blog, In Home Care, Senior companionship, Senior companionship|0 Comments

There is no cure for Alzheimer’s disease, but certain methods and practices seem to ease the symptoms and prolong some memory function. Equine therapy is one such method. When you think of caring for seniors with Alzheimer’s, the idea of working with horses may not be on the list of things that come to mind. [...]

7 05, 2015

Senior Health and the Benefits of Laughter

By | May 7th, 2015|Blog, Home Care Blog, In Home Care, Senior care|0 Comments

The well-known adage “Laughter is the best medicine” is not just an old wives’ tale. Studies show laughter to have many health benefits. A few of those benefits include: Help with short-term memory retention Benefits heart health Reduces mental stress Provides a better quality of life Provides natural pain relief Boosts immunity Improves your mood [...]

30 04, 2015

5 Physical Activity Options for Seniors

By | April 30th, 2015|Blog, Home Care Blog, In Home Care, Senior companionship, Westlake Village|0 Comments

Medical professionals have long championed the importance of physical activity for cardiovascular health. The same principal holds true for seniors, even seniors with limited mobility due to chronic conditions like arthritis. Even light physical activity has heart benefits, improves circulation, can help to lower blood pressure, reduces certain types of joint stiffness, and helps you [...]

8 04, 2015

6 Reasons In Home Senior Care Helps Those Caring For Seniors With Dementia

By | April 8th, 2015|Dementia home care, Home Care Blog|0 Comments

Dementia is much more than forgetting a name here and there. It is a gradual mental decline that affects much of a senior’s everyday life. Below are some reasons that in home senior care can be helpful when you’re caring for seniors with dementia. Seniors with dementia often require 24-hour attention Two particular symptoms associated [...]

4 04, 2015

How To Tell Your Parents They Need In-Home Care

By | April 4th, 2015|Home Care Blog, Senior care|0 Comments

It’s difficult when the roles reverse. Your parents took care of you your entire life, but now it’s your turn to take care of them. The difference is that you’re their child and they struggle with the role reversal, too. Seniors want to remain independent, so they sometimes refuse your assistance. Ever heard any of [...]

2 04, 2015

In Home Activity Ideas For Seniors

By | April 2nd, 2015|Home Care Blog, Senior companionship|0 Comments

If you don’t want to watch formerly active seniors waste an entire day in front of courtroom TV, you may need to give them some other ideas and facilitate other activities. As seniors begin to decline they sometimes become hesitant to go out to eat or to organizations to which they used to belong. They [...]

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 [...]