Telephone scams geared toward older adults are nothing new, with an astonishing $36 billion lost each year to financial abuse. And the current senior phone scam circulating is difficult for many seniors to identify until it is too late. Center for Elder Law and Justice attorney Nicole K. Parshall explains, “There is always a new […]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.
At an early age, we learn the tale of George Washington’s misadventure with the cherry tree along with his bold admittance to his parents, “I cannot tell a lie; I chopped down the cherry tree!” Truthfulness is integrated in our character, and oftentimes telling a tiny white lie can wrack us with guilt. But could […]continue reading
Perhaps the most noble and admirable decision adult children can make is to open up their home to aging parents. Our parents raised and took care of us when we needed help and support, so it seems like a no-brainer to reciprocate when it becomes unsafe for Mom or Dad to live alone. But there […]continue reading
The results of remaining physically active throughout aging are remarkable, but for individuals with Parkinson’s disease, it could truly be a game-changer in the progression of the disease. Several recent studies are uncovering direct links between exercise and Parkinson’s, including the largest clinical study thus far, in which patients who exercised a minimum of 2½ […]continue reading
Remember Sunday dinners at Grandma’s, when the whole family came together around the table to share a hearty meal, conversations, and laughter? Unfortunately, with a lot of families now living a fair distance away from their older members of the family, together with so many demanding needs pulling us in various directions, it is difficult […]continue reading