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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.

 

The Relationship Between Purpose and Living Longer

What motivates you to get out of bed every morning? The answer is different for every one of us, of course, but there is one commonality: it may help you with living longer. Scientific studies are showing us that having a feeling of purpose is a vital factor in longevity, something evidenced in Japan – the […]

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Common Hospice Myths and the Facts

If you knew that a much better quality of life could be achieved for someone you care about, you would not think twice about exploring that option. Yet one of the most beneficial kinds of care – hospice care – is one that family members shy away from, because of many different misperceptions. When you […]

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Alzheimer’s and Sleep Problems: How to Help

If it appears as though a senior loved one with Alzheimer’s has totally rewritten the rules on how and when to sleep, you’re not dreaming. Alzheimer’s and sleep problems can be related. For reasons that are not yet fully understood, many individuals with dementia experience changes with their circadian rhythm, resulting in sleepless nights and drowsy […]

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What Type of Flu Vaccine Is Best for Seniors?

While COVID-19 still dominates our health concerns, it’s essential to keep in mind that other illnesses can be equally as dangerous, especially for older adults. Flu season is upon us, and it’s time to make sure the seniors you love are protected.

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Is It Dementia or Medication Side Effects?

Disorientation. Confusion. Memory loss. While these are definitely hallmark symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease as well as other forms of dementia, they can also come about from medication side effects. Before automatically assuming an inevitable diagnosis of dementia, examine the following list of prescribed medicines which can cause similar adverse effects.

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