This provides benefits for veterans and surviving spouses who require the regular attendance of a caregiver.
Senior Concerns now offers a mobile caregiver support center.
Moving at all time, not just when you feel like it. Exercise improves your metabolism. When you get moving several times a day it keeps that internal calorie burner amped up. Try two 15-minute cardio sessions daily, the improvement will be more noticeable than if you did one 30-minute session once a day.
Caring for an older, ill or disabled person can be challenging--especially if you are new to the task. But there are steps you can take to make the job easier. Learn about the disease, condition or illness. Talk to a health care provider. Ask: Is this situation long term or short term? What are [...]
Following are some practical ways of helping you care for a person with memory loss and confusion. A person with memory loss and confusion may have trouble understanding what you say or may find it hard to tell others what he or she thinks or needs. Try these practical tips to make communicating easier. [...]
http://www.vcstar.com/news/2013/may/11/dylan-hull-health-changes-will-impact-seniors/?partner=yahoo_feeds The Affordable Healthcare Act is coming and it’s been widely reported that it will cut back on Medicare funding. This means that 20 percent of Ventura County, which is how vast our senior citizen community is, will be affected. Ventura County Agency of Aging estimates that the current senior age population is hovering near 1 million, [...]
Staying at home has many advantages over going into an assisted living community. Here are just a few: Personalized one-on-one care is given, as opposed to one staff person caring for many in the facility. Retain the privacy and comfort of staying in your own home. Allows for more independence and freedom. Allows for your [...]
Top Diagnosis’ for Hospitalizations among elders Listed below are some of the leading causes for hospitalization among adults over the age of 65. Here are some tips to help prevent hospitalization Coronary atherosclerosis/ Congestive Heart Failure Eat a healthy diet, lower cholesterol and sodium intake. Exercise regularly Taking anti platelet medications Lose weight, if overweight [...]
You have options! Staying at home has many advantages as opposed to going into an Assisted Living facility, such as; You have the privacy and comfort of staying in your own home It allows for more independence and freedom Allows for your daily routine to stay in place. Personalized one on one care is given, [...]
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