For seniors and those with lung conditions such as COPD, maintaining the ideal air quality in the house is extremely important. Air that is too dry, for instance, might cause or exacerbate health issues such as: Dry, itchy, or chapped skin Nose bleeds Sore throat Dry eyes Aggravated allergy, asthma, and flu/cold symptoms such as […]continue reading
Welcome to our in-home care blog where you can find the latest medical news, information about senior health, care, finances, and nutrition, or simply learn more about home care in the Los Angeles area. This is where we keep you up-to-date with everything you need to know about caring for older adults.
Family caregivers give a great deal of themselves to care for their loved ones, often surrendering their own needs and desires in the process. It seems natural to presume then that caregivers would feel great about themselves, rich in self-esteem and sense of purpose.continue reading
You altogether forgot about the doctor’s appointment scheduled for last week, misplaced your sunglasses for the umpteenth time, and cannot remember the name of your new neighbor for the life of you. Is all of this simply an ordinary part of growing older, or could it be early onset Alzheimer’s disease or another type of […]continue reading
With so many older adults taking multiple prescriptions, and with doctors adding and changing medications and dosages to determine just the right solutions, it’s important to know what to do with senior medicine that is no longer needed or that has expired.continue reading
Caring for someone with Alzheimer’s disease or another type of dementia requires creativity, patience, and empathy, the ability to step outside of your own reasoning and logic and understand why particular dementia challenges are occurring, and then to know how to effectively manage them. That’s certainly the case with a senior who refuses to change […]continue reading