As the expression goes, if it sounds too good to be true, it probably is. That may very well pertain to the current increase of businesses offering alternative supplements, dietary plans, and herbal concoctions in order to treat, or at the very least decrease the ramifications of Alzheimer’s disease. The Alzheimer’s Association wants to alert […]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.
Undergoing a medical procedure for older adults always involves some inherent risks, but there is a little-known effect impacting a substantial number of seniors following medical procedures that we all should be informed about: POCD (postoperative cognitive dysfunction). POCD occurs in more than 25% of seniors in the days or possibly even weeks immediately after […]continue reading
Because the expansive population of baby boomers continues to age and our life expectancy continues being extended, our thoughts about coping with chronic pain have expanded accordingly. At present, over 50% of those over age 65 complain of persistent pain – and for ¾ of those dealing with chronic pain, the pain displays in a […]continue reading
Currently about 10% of the over-65 population, around 5.7 million seniors, are diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease – and that number is likely to rise to as many as 14 million by the year 2050. The race is on as scientists scramble to uncover a remedy or, at the very least, a successful treatment option. And […]continue reading
If you’re providing home care in Los Angeles for a senior loved one, it’s likely that you fell into the responsibility without having any formal training: you saw the requirement, and gallantly came forward to fulfill it. Yet, at JFS Care, comprehensive training is provided to each of our professional in-home caregivers before they’re fully […]continue reading