Home Care vs. Home Health Care: What is Best for Your Situation?

Home care vs. home health care. Although they sound similar, it is important to understand the differences between home care and home health care services. While they are often both needed at the same time, they are very different and meet different needs. What is home care? Home care encompasses non-medical care services. Home care [...]

By | July 15th, 2015|Blog, Home Care Blog, Pasadena|0 Comments

5 Ways to Deal With Caregiver Burnout

WebMD defines caregiver burnout as “a state of physical, emotional, and mental exhaustion that may be accompanied by a change in attitude -- from positive and caring to negative and unconcerned. Burnout can occur when caregivers don't get the help they need, or if they try to do more than they are able -- either [...]

By | July 8th, 2015|Blog, Home Care Blog, In Home Care, Pasadena|0 Comments

5 Common Home Safety Concerns for Seniors

As we age, we face more challenges around the home which increases the chances of being injured or hospitalized. Here are a few of the home safety concerns for Pasadena seniors that caregivers should be on the lookout for: Medication mismanagement – forgetting to take medication or improper dosage can result in illness and/or hospitalization. [...]

By | July 1st, 2015|Blog, Home Care Blog, Pasadena|0 Comments

10 Nutrition Tips for Elderly

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 [...]

Safe In-Home Care for Pasadena Seniors

To promote quality in-home care and enhance the home care industry, the California Association for Health Services at Home (CAHSAH) offers a Home Care Aide (HCA) Organization Certification Program for in-home care providers who meet specific standards. Providing safe in-home care for Pasadena seniors is the priority for Select Home Care Pasadena and we are [...]

By | June 24th, 2015|Home Care Blog, In Home Care, Pasadena|0 Comments

How to Choose Home Care in Pasadena for Your Senior Loved One

You’ve decided that it is time. It is time to choose home care in Pasadena or wherever you live for your aging parent or loved one. This is a process that may be emotionally difficult, but will provide peace of mind once it is complete. After all, the end result is the safety and health [...]

By | June 18th, 2015|Blog, Home Care Blog, Pasadena|0 Comments

How To Deal With Personality Changes In Seniors

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. [...]

Connect with Select Home Care Pasadena!

Select Home Care Pasadena is the premier provider of in-home care for Pasadena seniors and those struggling with illness or disability. We provide comfortable and professional care for seniors, disabled loved ones, or any individual seeking assistance in their home. Our goal is to help Pasadena area seniors age safely at home. We want you [...]

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

Home Care Services for the Elderly

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 [...]

Alternatives to Nursing Homes for the Elderly

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 [...]