Shingles in Elderly

Shingles in elderly people is on the rise. The National Institutes of Health (NIH) reports that “50 percent of all Americans will have had shingles by the time they are 80.” Shingles can occur in people of all ages, but it is most common in 60- to 80-year-olds. So what exactly is shingles? Shingles is [...]

By | September 16th, 2015|Blog, Home Care Blog, Pasadena|0 Comments

Understanding the Stages of Alzheimer’s

Understanding the stages of Alzheimer’s and the related symptoms is helpful for caregivers and family members. While each person with Alzheimer’s progresses differently, an understanding of the stages is important when diagnosing and treating the disease. The 4 stages of Alzheimer’s 1. Pre-clinical Stage: Years before any symptoms of Alzheimer’s are noticed, changes in the [...]

By | September 11th, 2015|Blog, Home Care Blog, In Home Care, Pasadena|0 Comments

Are There Benefits of Coconut Oil for Alzheimer’s Patients?

What’s one of the latest health trends? Coconut oil. People are claiming healthier looking skin, whiter teeth, weight loss, stronger immunity, improved digestion, lower stress levels and more. And there are also claims that there are benefits of coconut oil for Alzheimer’s patients. While there is not a lot of research into this area, there [...]

By | September 3rd, 2015|Blog, Home Care Blog, In Home Care, Pasadena|0 Comments

Choosing Home Care [SlideShare]

Important Questions to Ask When Choosing Home Care If you are struggling with choosing home care for your senior loved one, doing your research and asking the right questions can help you make the best decision. Whether you are looking for home care in Arcadia, San Gabriel Valley, Pasadena, or wherever you live, there are [...]

By | August 25th, 2015|Blog, Home Care Blog, Pasadena|0 Comments

Frauds Targeting Senior Citizens

Knowledge is power! This blog will share some helpful information on common frauds targeting senior citizens. Your first step in protection is being aware of the scams and tactics used by the scammers. And that is not easy! Scammers are getting more and more sophisticated, and they are using technology. According to the FBI, seniors [...]

By | August 17th, 2015|Blog, Home Care Blog, Pasadena|0 Comments

Clean Eating for Seniors (and anyone!)

We’ve all heard the phrase “you are what you eat.” So what exactly are we eating? Are the fruits and vegetables that we’re told we need to eat more of safe to eat? What does clean eating for seniors look like? You may have heard of the annual report conducted by the Environmental Working Group [...]

By | August 11th, 2015|Blog, Home Care Blog, In Home Care, Pasadena|0 Comments

Preventing Medication Mistakes

It has been reported that approximately 1.5 million medication mistakes happen every year, with 100,000 of those mistakes resulting in death (from And the mistakes are not limited to the home. Mistakes can be made by the doctor, by the pharmacist and even in the hospital. There are several things you can do that [...]

By | August 5th, 2015|Blog, Home Care Blog, Pasadena|0 Comments

Aging in Place [SlideShare]

Have questions about aging in place? Select Home Care Pasadena has published a SlideShare to help answer some of your questions about aging in place. Most seniors wish to age in place where their families were raised and memories were made. Select Home Care Pasadena is the premier choice for those families looking for a [...]

By | July 29th, 2015|Blog, Home Care Blog, In Home Care, Pasadena|0 Comments

Home Modifications for Senior Living

It’s become much more commonplace for senior or disabled adults to want to age in place. Senior loved ones want to grow old in the comfort of their own home, surrounded by familiarity, friends and family. And continuing to live at home most likely is the more affordable route. Home modifications for senior living may [...]

By | July 23rd, 2015|Blog, Home Care Blog, In Home Care, Pasadena|0 Comments

What To Consider When Traveling With Elderly Parents

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 [...]