Scientists are at long last starting to get a handle on the imbalance between Alzheimer’s diagnoses in females and men. Generally, approximately 2/3 of people with Alzheimer’s in the U.S. are female, and as researchers start to better understand the particular nuances behind the pattern of women and dementia, we are able to begin to […]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.
It doesn’t matter if you’re trying to tune a guitar, study a new language, or just add puppy ears to a selfie, there is an app for that! And for older adults, aging in place technology can be an essential element in improving safety, comfort, and overall quality of life.continue reading
They’re already understood to result in a number of short-term side effects, such as memory issues and confusion, but new research links several of the stronger anticholinergic drugs (such as those prescribed for Parkinson’s disease, epilepsy, depression, and overactive bladder) as potential risk factors for dementia.continue reading
On the subject of chronic illness, seniors are usually the experts, with up to 3 out of 4 older adults affected by multiple conditions that are ongoing, call for extensive treatment, and put limits on activities. With the never-ending barrage of bloodwork and other tests, physicians’ appointments and procedures, and medications, managing chronic illness often […]continue reading
Even though the ultimate goal is always to improve safety and health for the seniors they love, family caregivers, regrettably, often end up compromising their own health along the way. In fact, an astonishing 94% of those who provide care in the home, in a recently available study conducted by Ohio State University, documented musculoskeletal […]continue reading